Import-export through HLP suspended for nine days

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RANGPUR, Oct 11, 2018 (BSS) – The import and export activities will remain
suspended for nine days from tomorrow (Friday) through Hili Land Port (HLP)
under Hakimpur upazila in Dinajpur district on the occasion of the Durga Puja
festivity.

General Secretary of the Customs, Clearing and Forwarding Agents
Association (C and FAA) of HLP Abdur Rahman Liton told BSS today that import-
export activities would remain suspended through the land port from October
12 to 20 next.

“The imports, exports, customs clearance, loading and unloading of the
goods will resume again through the land port from October 21 (Sunday) next
after the nine-day Durga Puja vacation,” he added.

“After receiving a letter from General Secretary of the Indian Exporters’
and Customs Clearing Agents’ Association of HLP Subrata Saha, we decided to
keep import-export activities suspended from October 12 to 21 next,” Liton
added.

However, Abdus Sabur, Officer-in-Charge of the Immigration Check Post (ICP)
at HLP, said movement of the passport-visa holder citizens would remain
normal through the ICP there during the vacation despite closure of import
and export activities.

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