International Customs Day today

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International Customs Day today

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 10:43 AM, 26 January 2020   Updated: 12:55 PM, 26 January 2020

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International Customs Day today. The day will be celebrated through various programs in 179 member countries of the World Customs Organization including Bangladesh.

This year's motto is 'Safe Trade Environment for Economic Development'.

On the occasion of the day, the National Board of Revenue (NBR) holds a colorful rally in the capital at 7:30 am. Apart from the officers and employees of the Customs Department, representatives of various classes, including artists, players, business leaders, participated in the rally.

The organization organized a seminar at the International Convention City Bashundhara Navratri Hall at 5 pm on Sunday.

On the occasion, President Md. Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina gave separate speeches wishing success of the day. They greeted everyone, including the customs department officials and service personnel in the massages.

Besides, discussions and a banquet have been organized at customs houses and customs stations across the country, like every year. In addition, special news in different national dailies and special programs on television have been organized marking the day.