Rangpur Chamber Highlights Need for Multimodal Connectivity between Nepal and Bangladesh

7 September 2017

The Rangpur Chamber of Commerce and Industry emphasized the need for multimodal connectivity between Bangladesh and Nepal while meeting with a delegation from the Embassy of Nepal in Dhaka, led by Ambassador of Nepal to Bangladesh, Mr. Chop Lal Bhusal. Recommendations put forth by the Chamber to enhance bilateral trade relations by facilitating smoother import/export between the two countries included

  • Expanding the Banglabandha (Bangladesh)-Phulbari (Bangladesh)-Kakarvita (Nepal) road from two to four lanes;
  • Port improvement;
  • Development of transshipment yards;
  • Bangladesh-Nepal railway connectivity;
  • Air connectivity to Nepal through Saidpur airport; and
  • Visa processing office in the Rangpur district.

 

 

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