A 12 member delegation of BTMA headed by its President Mr. Mohammad Ali Khokon had a courtesy meeting with the Hon’ble Chairman of Chittagong Port Authority Rear Admiral M Shahjahan, NPP, BCGMS, ndc,psc on 1st March at 1 PM at his Secretariat office.
During the meeting BTMA delegates requested the assistance of the Hon’ble Chairman to import Cotton in bulk besides container especially from Africa. Hon’ble Chairman assured the BTMA team to provide the needed assistance in this regard. The BTMA delegation further requested to prioritize the cotton importers at the time of clearance from port since cotton is the main raw material for the factories. During the discussion regarding cotton import Hon’ble Chairman stated that the double fumigation system of US Cotton should be withdrawn and he would extend all kinds of support in this regard, if needed.
Director (Traffic), Chittagong Port Authority, Mr. Mohd Omar Faruk, Secretary, Chittagong Port Authority were also present during the meeting. Mr. Md Fazlul Hoque, Vice President, BTMA Mr. Abdullah Al Mamun, Vice President, BTMA, Directors of BTMA- Mr. Md. Mosharaf Hossain, Mr. Saleudh Zaman Khan, Mr. Masud Rana, Mr. M. Solaiman, Syed Enayet Kabir, Engr. Estahak Ahmed Shaikat, Mr. Md. Monir Hossain and Mr. Monsoor Ahmed, Additional Director & CEO ( In Charge) , BTMA Ali Ahmed , Deputy Secretary, BTMA accompanied the President.