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India & Bangladesh sign agreement

The central government on October 25 signed three bilateral agreements with Bangladesh to deepen maritime relations with the neighbouring country. The agreement included declaration of Kolaghat (West Bengal) and Chilmari (Bangladesh) as new Ports of Call (PoC).

“We have signed three bilateral agreements today,” said Gopal Krishna, Secretary, Ministry of Shipping.

“Addendum to Protocol on Inland Water Transit and Trade (PIWTT), that is some changes have been agreed in the main agreement. Secondly, we have signed an agreement for the use of Mongla and Chattogram port (Bangladesh) for transiting goods to and from India. Third, we have decided to operate passenger and cruise vessels over protocol route,” he said.

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