The apparel manufacturers of Dhaka on Thursday began bulk export of garment items through Mongla Port in Bagerhat for the first time after the opening of Padma Bridge, reports BSS.
A foreign ship ‘MARKS NESAN’, bearing the flag of Panama left jetty no. 8 of the country’s second largest seaport for Poland on Thursday morning, said an official of the port authority.
A total of 27 garment factories have been exporting their readymade garment (RMG) items, including T-shirt, Jersey, Cardigan, Trousers and Kids clothing items. Talking to BSS, chairman of Mongla Port Authority (MPA) Rear Admiral Md Musa said garment owners have started shipping RMG items from the port after a few days of the Padma Bridge opening. Commodities handling for foreign ship through this port are now easier, speedy and safe, he said.