A secretary-level meeting of various ministries of Bangladesh and India took place at Benapole customs house yesterday.
BR Sharma, chairman of the Land Port Authority of India, chaired the meeting. Tapan Kumar Chakravorty, chairman of the Bangladesh Land Port Authority, was present among a host of senior government officials.
The Bangladesh and Indian delegates visited both Benapole and Petrapole land ports and several departments after the meeting.
Mofizur Rahman Sazan, president of Benapole Customs Clearing & Forwarding Agents Association, said the delegates discussed bilateral issues, including expansion of trade between the two countries.
The Indian delegates also expressed willingness to help Bangladesh develop Benapole land port, he added.