The ‘Mongla Port Authority Bill, 2021’ was placed in Parliament on Saturday with a provision for tougher punishment for polluting the environment.
Three Filipino sailors have been kept under close observation at a foreign ship at Mongla Port in Bagerhat after they were detected with light fever.
Bangladesh raised the storm danger signal to the highest level as cyclone ‘Bulbul’ intensified further and is likely to cross West Bengal-Khulna coast– near the Sundarbans– by Saturday evening or midnight.
Bangladesh raised the storm danger signal on Saturday morning as cyclone ‘Bulbul’ intensified further and was expected to make landfall around the evening.
The cyclone Bulbul has intensified into a ‘very severe’ cyclonic storm over the Bay of Bengal and is moving towards the Bangladeshi coast with a wind speed of up to 115 kilometres per hour.
Bangladesh and India have signed an agreement to use Chattogram and Mongla Ports in Bangladesh for movement of goods to and from India.