Work on making list of illegal occupiers in progress: Khalid
Published: 07:58 PM, 24 February 2021 Updated: 07:58 PM, 24 February 2021
State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury, (Photo: Collected)
State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury today said that the work on making the list of illegal occupiers who are illegally occupying the Chattogram port site and taking advantage of it in progress.
He made the remarks in responding to a question from reporters at Shah Amanat International Airport in Chattogram on Wednesday.
The state minister said, "The port needs to be kept clean to develop it as a modern port and to connect better with globalization. There is no opportunity to illegally occupy the port place. There is a list, making in progress, of those who are illegally occupying and taking advantage. The identified criminals will be brought under the law."
"Eviction is an ongoing process. The government and the people of Chattogram want the port to be modern and more connected with globalization. Its position in container handling should be further improved from 58th position. The government will not be discredited for a few people as our government is working for the welfare of the people," he added.