Mongla port earns record TK115.15 crore profit 

Sunbd Desk || Published: 2020-07-19 04:55:50 || Updated: 2020-07-19 04:55:50

In the just concluded 2019-20 fiscal year Country’s second busiest sea port Mongla has achieved a record profit of TK115.15crore despite Covid 19 pandemic situation .

According to the Mogla Port Authority (MPA), the import-export trade did not have much impact on the seaport as a total of 903 vessels have been berthed at the port which handled 1.10crore tons of goods in the fiscal 2019-20.

The port also handled 59 thousand 476 Twenty Equivalent Units (TEUs) of containers in the same period.

The MPA following austerity measures lessened the over expenditures in the on-going Covid 19 pandemic situation that resulted in making a net profit of TK115 crore 15 lakh 30 thousand after paying salaries and allowances and other development activities cost .

Chairman of MPA Rear Admiral M Shahjahan said the port activities were never stalled since the noble corona virus situation began and the profit of the port in the last financial year has been made with concerted efforts of all and this trend will continue in future.

“The loading and unloading of goods remained operative round the clock but transportation of goods to and from the Monga port was affected in the Covid 19 situation” MPA Chairman added

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