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Bangladesh should liberalise its import rules: Tripura CM

Press Trust of India  |  Agartala 

Biplab Kumar today said should liberalise its import rules so that more products from could be exported to the neighbouring country.

"We like open market policy. We get many items from including Hilsa and we also want to send fruits like variety pineapple, cashewnut, jackfruits and many other things like They send wide number of products, but we cannot due to legal barriers, which should immediately be removed," he said.

There are barriers in sending products from to through the Akhaura border here because these are not listed items.

"The same products could be sent thorough Benapol border in We have listed 17 items which we want to export to Bangladesh through Akhaura border here," told reporters.

The said, he would raise this issue in the meeting of which will be held in Shillong tomorrow.

said he would also take up the matter with

The said Tripura would be the gateway to North-East and for this reason completion of the bridge on the at Sabroom in district is required.

Sabroom is 130 km from here and 70 km from Chittagong port.

He said was working hard to implement the dream of doubling the income of the farmers by 2022.

Deb said the BJP government in the state has arranged for adequate supply of fertilisers to the farmers, making free insurance policy for them and laid stress on organic farming.

He claimed his government, which took oath of office on March 9 this year has started implementing the poll pledges, named in the BJP's Vision Document.

Funds were made available for seventh pay commission pay scales for the employees, a transparent recruitment policy has been formulated and system has been started, Deb said.

He said would soon come to Tripura to formally name the after the last ruler of the Manikya dynasty, Maharaja Birbikram Kishore Manikya.

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First Published: Sun, July 08 2018. 19:45 IST