MR Amin, Chittagong correspondent
 Operational activities of the port to prevent coronavirus so that the supply is not disrupted in the country.
In Chittagong, shipping goods imported from overseas, transported by container ships and shipping by export container, are being sent to different destinations by delivery of goods, delivery of trains or trailers.
 Chittagong Custom House has been operating 24 hours ancillary services including emergency import-export products. Bangladesh Shipping Agent Association has directed the companies to stay open for two hours.  Chittagong port director (administration and planning) Zafar Alam said the operation of the port was underway for 24 hours to keep the country’s supply chain in check. He said that all measures have been taken as per the government’s directive to prevent pestilence. In particular, official officers and staff have been instructed to stay in their homes.
 But for those employed in operational work, arrangements have been made to keep the port operational for 24 hours. Chittagong Custom House Commissioner Fakhrul Alam said, under the directive of the National Board of Revenue (NBR), we have kept round the clock for emergency import and export invoices. If more officers and employees are needed for the work, that preparation
is also kept.
Capt Tanvir Hossain, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Saif Powertech Ltd, the operator of two terminals NCT and CCT, handling the container handling of Chittagong port, said, “We have three crane operators, lasers, labs and labs for handling emergency situations as per the pre-planned operation.