Bangladesh strengthening coastguards

Boost to maritime security.

Bangladesh strengthening coastguards to stop human trafficking

Bangladesh has undertaken a Tk 4.6 billion project to strengthen the coastguards to thwart illegal activities on its shores.

ECNEC approved the ‘Enhancement of Operational Capability of Bangladesh Coast Guard’ project at its Tuesday’s meeting amid human trafficking in the sea making headlines across the world.

Planning Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal said the coastguards would get three inshore patrol vessels, six high-speed boats and a floating crane within 2018 under the project.

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