News:The Bangladesh government has approved the proposal to enhance the capacity of the Mongla port.
- India and Bangladesh had signed a MoU on the use of Chattogram and Mongla ports in 2015.
- The MoU envisages transit of goods from Mongla port to north eastern states of India through waterways, roads and railways.
About Mongla Port:
- Mongla Port is the second largest port of Bangladesh.It lies 62 km north of the Bay of Bengal coastline.
- The port is situated at the confluence of the Pasur River and the Mongla River.It is surrounded and protected by the Sundarban mangrove forest.