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  • 6 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Bangladesh Inland Water and Transport Authority (BIWTA) has reopened the crucial 31 kilometers long Mongla-Ghasiakhali channel, according to the National News Agency – Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS). “We have reopened this crucial channel three days ago for vessels with draft as high as 14 feet which were previously required to use rivers and canals inside the Sundarbans,” […]

  • 27 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Sheikh Hasina, the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, will inaugurate the recently dredged Mongla-Ghasiakhali Channel today through a video-conference from her Gonobhaban residence. During today’s opening ceremony, the Prime Minister will also inaugurate eleven newly procured dredgers. A significant amount of material was removed from the waterway to make the 31 kilometer river route operational, the Shipping Ministry […]

  • 27 September 2012

    The government has undertaken a capital dredging program to make 24 important river routes navigable. After the completion of this Tk 18.73 billion mega dredging scheme goods-laden vessels, including heavy cargo ships, will be able to move in all seasons on inland waterways, says Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA). “The heavy vessels cannot move […]

  • 15 November 2012

    Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) has filed a lawsuit against eight members of Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA), according to bdnews24.com. Assistant Director Md Amirul Islam filed this case at the Motijheel Police Station on Thursday, stated Pranab Kumar Bhattacharya, the ACC Public Relations Officer. The basis for the lawsuit is the allegation that BIWTA […]