Update February 28, 2015

Dhaka 7-28 am, 03-June, 2020

Shipping minister inaugurates Ctg-Sandwip steamer services

Sumel Sarker


Shipping minister Shahjahan Khan

28 February 2015, Nirapad News: Shipping minister Shahjahan Khan today inaugurated steamer services between Chittagong and Sandwip.

The minister formally inaugurated the ‘Sadarghat-Guptochhara Steamer Services’ at city’s Sadarghat area around 11 am.

He said the service was inaugurated for the welfare of the people of Sandwip Island as per their demand.

“Primarily three steamers would run on this route and the number of steamers would be increased after two years”, the minister added.

MA Latif, MP, Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) chairman Rear Admiral Nizam Uddin Ahmed and chairman of Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) Mohammad Akkas Ali, among others, were present on the occasion.

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