RANGPUR The import and export activities will
remain suspended for eight days from Friday next through Hili Land Port (HLP)
in Hakimpur upazila of Dinajpur on occasion of the Durga Puja festivity.
All sorts of import-export activities would remain suspended through
the land port from October 4 to October 11 next, President of the Customs,
Clearing and Forwarding Agents Association (CC and FAA) of HLP Kamal Hossain
Raz told BSS today.
The imports, exports, customs clearance, loading and unloading of goods
will resume through the land port from October 12 (Saturday) next after the
eight-day vacation on the occasion of the Durga Puja, the greatest religious
festival of the Sanaton community.
After receiving a letter from General Secretary of the Indian
Exporters' and Customs Clearing Agents' Association of HLP Sonu Majumder, we
jointly decided to keep import-export activities suspended through HLP during
the period, Raz added.
However, Officer-in-Charge of the Immigration Check Post (ICP) at HLP
Md. Rafiqul Islam said movement of passport-visa holder citizens would remain
normal through the ICP during the vacation despite closure of import and
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)