Dhaka, Bangladesh
Ctg Port to be equipped with more instruments

Ctg Port to be equipped with more instruments

CHITTAGONG, August 28: Secretary of the Shipping Ministry Ashok Madhab Roy on Monday said that country's principal seaport Chittagong, which is presently reeling from instrument shortage, will have at least 10 percent more instruments than its requirement by 2021, reports BSS. He said that no proposals regarding the development of Chittagong Port will be kept shelved for more than one week. "Capital dredging of the port which remained shelved for legal dispute, will start soon as a new contract has been signed", he said this while exchanging views with the port users on simplification of export import activities and operation of customs activities round the clock at Port Training Centre conference room. Proposing formation of "Port Coordination Committee" comprising port, customs and concerned stakeholders, the shipping secretary also asked to convene a meeting in a month in order to resolving problems in the port and customs quickly. Lawmaker MA Latif was present as the chief guest with Port chairman Rear Admiral M Khaled Ikbal in the chair. Another report adds: A workshop on "Office and Laboratory Management" was held at the conference room on Khulna University of Engineering and Technology (KUET) campus here on Monday. KUET Institutional Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) organized the workshop while Vice-Chancellor of the university Professor Muhammed Alamgir attended the inaugural function of the workshop as the chief guest, said a KUET press release here. KUET-IQAC Director Professor Kazi Sajjad presided over the function while its Associate Director Professor KM Ajharul Hasan delivered the welcome speech, the release added. KUET Electrical and Electronic Engineering Department Professor Md Nurunnabi Mulla and Local Government (LG) Director of Khulna division Hossain Ali Khondakar conducted the technical session as resources persons. Later, an open discussion and a question-answer session were held on the topic, the release said. Third class's employees of the university took part in the workshop.

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