PM opens Payra seaport

শনিবার, ১৩ আগস্ট ২০১৬

13 August 2016 Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina formally inaugurated the operational activities of the third seaport of Bangladesh at Payra in Patuakhali today.

She inaugurated the seaport through video conferencing from the Gono Bhaban in Dhaka.

The Payra port started its experimental operations on August 1 by unloading stones for the Padma bridge project from the first ocean vessel MV Fortune Bird coming from China.

The stones were imported by Jalal Uddin Traders of Sylhet, Payra Port Authority (PPA) sources said.

Gulf Orient Seaways Ltd is the first shipping agent of the vessel.

The Payra seaport is on the west bank of Ramnabad channel in Kalapara upazila of Patuakhali.

The prime minister opened the work of the seaport on November 19, 2013. Parliament enacted the Payra Port Authority Act soonRezaul Kabir, secretary of the PPA, said the port would be fully ready by 2018.


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