More border haats along Mizoram border to be inaugurated shortly: Bangladesh minister



Bangladesh Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi said that more border haats along Mizoram border will be inaugurated shortly after a meeting with the Minister of Trade and Industry of Mizoram, Dr R.Lalthangliana in Dhaka on Sunday.

Increasing more border haats will provide several opportunities for expanding trade and connectivity between Mizoram and Bangladesh, Munshi said.

Munshi informed that Mizoram has expressed interest in improving trade, commerce and communication through the establishment of border haats and land ports on the Bangladesh-Mizoram border.

He added that Mizoram is also interested in using the Chattogram port.

Munshi said that necessary steps will be taken by visiting the border areas of Bangladesh and Mizoram.

Meanwhile, Mizoram minister Lalthangliana said that there was an enormous demand for Bangladeshi items like ready-made garments in Mizoram, while the state can also supply items like bamboo, timber, ginger, sugar and stone to Bangladesh.

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