Tahtheera Sultana of DOT
 Three cargo ships have reached Mongla carrying coal from the Rampal thermal power plant.
Three ships named Shyamal Bangla, Enamul Hossain and Al Beruni Beach-2 anchored in the Pashur river of the port on Monday morning, reports ETV.
 The information was confirmed by Md. Kabir Faraji, Master of Al Beruni Beach-2.
 He said the MV Shyamal Bangla cargo ship loaded 1,655 metric tonnes of coal from Kolkata port on July 3 was inaugurated by Kolkata port chairman Binit Kumar. Then on 4 July MV Enamul Hossain and on 5 July MV Al Beruni Beach-2 loaded coal and on 6 July the three ships left Kolkata port.
After five days at Hemnagar via the Bajwaj-Ghoramara-Namkhana-Bagan Bari-Mandir waterway in India, the coal-carrying cargo ships arrived at the Pashur River in Mongla port yesterday after customs clearance at the Indo-Bangladesh border area of Antihara.
Coal imported from India will be unloaded at the Rampal Thermal Power Station after testing and payment of duty at Mongla Customs House within three to four days, said Md Rezaul Karim, deputy director there, reports Bangla Tribune.