The country's third seaport in Patuakhali kalapara Paira vessel unloading from the Mother of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina formally inaugurated.
Around noon on Saturday at 1 pm through videoconferencing from the seaport town hall officially inaugurated the journey. He unveiled the plaque.
Payra’s inauguration began with the unloading of goods from a commercial ship at Ramnabad channel.
The first ship has already reached the outer anchorage from China with 53,000 tonnes of stones for building the Padma Bridge.
Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan and the acting head of Payra seaport, Captain Md Saidur Rahman, were present at the port in Kalapara of Patuakhali.
The seaport will provide limited services until 2018 when it is expected to become fully functional.
Till then, port services will be limited to unloading cargo at the outer anchorage through lighterage vessels.
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