top stories 

  • "Lies, Misinformation, Wa...

  • "Congress Got Votes Becau...

  • DU to announce first cuto...

  • Coronavirus LIVE: India R...

  • Surging dollar holds near...

  • Now, parents to collect ...

  • IIT JEE Advanced 2020 Reg...

  • Coronavirus pandemic: Whe...

  • I’m Thinking of Ending ...

  • New Chinese rules on expo...

  • IPL 2020: Suresh Raina Ba...

  • Here's how our IPL 2020 c...

  • Tom Banton Smashes Maiden...

  • Covid: J-K directs priv...

  • Covid-19: What you need t...

  • Redmi 9 to launch in Indi...

  • Sony opens registration f...

  • NEET: Tamil Nadu govt see...

  • NEET, JEE 2020: Punjab CM...

Admin Reporter- POOJA1

Jul 23 2020


1st-Ever Cargo Vessel From Kolkata Via Bangladesh Reaches Agartala: Centre

Thursday, 23 July 2020


The first-ever container cargo from Kolkata via Bangladesh's Chattogram port has reached Agartala, the External Affairs Ministry said on Thursday, terming it a "historic milestone" in the Indo-Bangladesh connectivity and economic partnership.Union minister Mansukh Mandaviya had last week flagged off the first trial container ship from Kolkata carrying cargo meant for Agartala that reached the city via the Chattogram port.MEA Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said it will help in further development of the northeastern region.

 

 

 

"Another historic milestone in India-Bangladesh connectivity & economic partnership as the first ever container cargo from Kolkata via Chattogram port reaches Agartala. This will help in further development of the north eastern region," he said in a tweet.India and Bangladesh have enhanced cooperation in shipping and inland water trade in the recent years.Under the Protocol on Inland Water Transit and Trade, in addition to the six existing Ports of Call, five more in each country have been added recently, the Ministry of Shipping said in a statement last week.

instagram imagesfollow us @ instagram