Sonamasjid import-export port will remain closed on Saturday

All import-export operations at Sonamasjid land port in Chapainawabganj remain suspended on Saturday amid West Bengal Panchayat elections.

The matter was confirmed on Friday by a letter signed by Prasenjit Ghosh, secretary-general of the Mahadipur Exporters’ Association in West Bengal’s Malda district.

However, Panama-Sonamasjid Port Link Limited will remain open, allowing passport holders to travel between Bangladesh and India through the port’s immigration checkpoint, it said.

Import-export activities in the port would resume from Sunday, the letter said.

Ismail Hossain, President of C&F Agent Association of Sonamasjid Port and Kamal Uddin, Manager (Operations) of Panama-Sonamasjid Port Link Limited, confirmed receipt of the letter and said that the import-export activities between Sonamasjid Port and India are on continue to be suspended on this day.

However, regular port activities, including cargo handling, would continue as usual, they added.

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