Describing Chittagong Port as the country’s great resource, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday urged all concerned to work together and sincerely so that the port operations continue smoothly and its image is further brightened both at home and abroad,UNB reports.
“All of you need to work together and give due attention so that the reputation of this port (Chittagong Port) remain intact and get brightened further,” she said.
The Prime Minister made the call while inaugurating the country’s first-ever two-day Port Expo Bangladesh-2017 in Chittagong through a videoconference from her official residence Ganobhaban, marking the 130th founding anniversary of the Chittagong Port.
Pointing at the importance of the port for regional and international connectivity, Sheikh Hasina said an opportunity has already been created so that the neighbouring countries like India, Nepal and Bhutan could use this port for the transportation of their goods and thus give a boost to Bangladesh economy.
The government wants to achieve more socio-economic development through using huge facilities and potentials of the Chittagong port, she said.