Bangladesh government has established Bangladesh Sthala Bandar Kartripaksha (BSBK) in 2001 with a view to facilitate bilateral/trilateral trade with neighbouring countries namely India, Nepal, Myanmar & Bhutan. Initially 12 land custom stations were declared as land ports in 2002. Since 2009 more eight new land ports have been declared. Presently the number of land ports are 20 of which 5 ports are in operation under BOT excepting Birol. On the other hand, Benapole, Burimari, Akhaura and Bhomra land ports are being operated under Bangladesh land port Authority directly.
Vision: Facilitating export-import through land route.
Mission: Infrastructure development, efficient cargo handling, improvement of storage facilities, fostering public-private partnership for effective and better service delivery.
|Address||Bangladesh Land Port Authority (Ministry of Shipping), TCB Bhaban (5th floor), Kawran Bazar, Dhaka-1215.|
|Category||Government >> Agencies and Departments|