Teknaf, November 12: Two ministers
On the 5th of November 2003, the Minister of Shipping, Mr Akbar Hossain and the Minster of Communications, Mr Salahudin Ahmed led the local MP, Shahjahan Chowdhury, President of Bangladesh Ports Authority, Shamser Uddin Ahmed, and other officials on the visit.
The visit was part of a ceremony, which saw the control of
the port being transferred from the public sector to private companies.
In order to improve efficiency in handling cargos and to increase profits, the
This has resulted in the cessation of fish exports from
Before the sanctions, a kilogram of prawns in Sittwe markets was priced at more than 20,000 kyats, but now it is less than 10,000 kyats.
Hence, the majority of fish exports goes to
The main fish trading port, Teknaf, only made 280 million Taka of revenue the whole of last year, while within the first four weeks of this financial year has already made 150 million Taka, according to the Chittagong Taxation Commissioner, Sawar Jahan.#