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A delegation of BGMEA led by President Faruque Hassan met with State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury, MP at the secretariat on October 18.
Former BGMEA President Md. Siddiqur Rahman, incumbent BGMEA First Vice President Syed Nazrul Islam and Senior Vice President SM Mannan (Kochi) were present in the meeting.
The BGMEA leaders expressed thanks to the government for taking all the steps that have led to smooth functioning in the Chittagong Port.
They requested the government to expedite implementation of the projects taken to further enhance capacity and improve the port facilities.
BGMEA President Faruque Hassan said the economy of Bangladesh is expanding, hence import-export of the country are also growing.
He laid emphasis on continuing efforts for enhancing capacity and efficiency of the Chittagong Port to meet the increased demand for exports and imports through the port.
He also called for government steps to further improve services and facilities in the land ports of the country to accelerate export-import activities.