Payra port logs Tk 253cr in income up until now

Around 106 oceangoing boats showed up at the Payra port since its origin, producing an income of Tk 253 crore for the public authority as of December 2020. 

The port specialists imparted the data to Planning Minister MA Mannan during his visit to the port region yesterday. 

The clergyman reviewed the advancement of work of the principal terminal under development at the port, Ramnabad channel digging exercises and the advancement of restoration projects for the families influenced by the land securing for the port. 

Commodore Humayun Kallol, executive of Payra Port Authority, informed the priest about the different improvement exercises of the port and the advancement of the continuous exercises. 

"Payra port is being built for the financial advancement of this southern town. Through this port, our exchange relations at home and abroad will be additionally evolved and the country's economy will be fortified," the pastor said. 

Uncommon offices will likewise be given in this port to financial specialists, he said. 

Soon thereafter, the priest likewise visited the Kuakata sea shore. 

The public get together passed the 'Pigeon Seaport Authority Act, 2013' on November 3, 2013 and Prime Minister Sheik Hasina initiated the development work on November 1, 2013. 

Then, State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury initiated the digging exercises on January 17 to keep a profundity of 6.3 meter in the Rabnabad channel.