Update December 24, 2014

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Lease of 3 launch ghats to be canceled in June

FR Fateh

Launch Ghat leases of the country to be cancelled in phases

Launch Ghat leases of the country to be cancelled in phases

24 December 2014, Nirapad news : Lease of three launch ghats to be cancelled in June as decided by the authorities today. The decision was taken with views to develop the standard of services and to stop woes of passengers.

The three launch ghats are Mongalmajhi ghat of Shariatpur, Kathalbari ghat of Madaripur and Kawrakandi ghat.

The decision was taken at a meeting of the Shipping Ministry on operating of different ghats by Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) at the meeting room of the ministry. In the meeting it was told that the lease system will be canceled for all launch ghats of the country in phases and such a decision will not hamper government revenue.

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