Dhaka okays 4 transhipment routes to Northeast India: Tripura minister

The Bangladesh authorities has declared 4 transhipment routes for Indian merchants in Tripura and different northeastern states, mentioned a Tripura minister.

The 4 protocol routes are Chittagong Port-Akhaura-Agartala, Mongla Port-Akhaura-Agartala, Chittagong-Bibirbazar-Srimantapur and Mongla Port- Bibirbazar-Srimantapur, reviews our New Delhi correspondent.

“India and Bangladesh have signed an settlement, permitting Indian merchants to make use of Chittagong and Mongla ports in Bangladesh for transportation of products. The Bangladesh authorities has notified the 4 routes for transhipment of products by Tripura and different northeastern states,” Tripura’s Industries and Commerce Minister Santana Chakma instructed a press convention in Agartala.

Director of Industries and Commerce Vishwsree B mentioned the routes have good potential for transhipment of products.

Chakma additionally mentioned Tripura plans to arrange 9 ‘border haats’ for bilateral commerce on the native degree.

“Now we have already despatched a proposal to the Centre for establishing the 9 ‘border haats’ alongside the India-Bangladesh border. It’s into consideration,” she mentioned.

At current, Tripura has two ‘border haats’ – Kamalasagar in Sepahijala district and Srinagar in South Tripura district. Work is underway on two extra ‘border haats’ at Dharmanagar in North Tripura and Kamalpur in Dhalai district, officers mentioned.

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