Trade between BD-India through Hili land port suspended on Sunday


Business Report :
Export-import between Bangladesh and India through Dinajpur’s Hili land port remained suspended on Sunday marking the birth anniversary of the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and National Children’s Day.
However, movement of travelers through the land port remains normal.
Harun-Ur-Rashid, president of Hili Land Port Importer-Exporter Group, said trade through the border remained suspended due to the public holiday on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
Trade through the land port will resume from Monday, he said, adding that they informed their Indian partners about the closure through a letter earlier.
SM Haider, assistant manager of the land port’s private operator ‘Panama Hili Port’, said goods from Indian trucks at the port will be unloaded on Monday.
Sheikh Ashraful, Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Hili Immigration Check Post, said although trade between the countries was suspended, traveller movement will remain as usual from 9 am to 6 pm.