Bangladesh on Sunday
closed border with India
amid a sharp rise in
Bangladesh on Sunday shut its line with
India for about fourteen days considering
the sharp expansion in the Covid cases in
the adjoining country.
"We are shutting it (line) for the travelers
for now," Foreign Minister AK Abdul
Momen told correspondents.
"Bangladesh took the choice taking into
account quick increment of Covid
contamination in India, he added.
He said that the land courses for
individuals' development to and from the
adjoining nation would be shut for about
fourteen days however the products
loaded vehicles would be permitted to
"The higher specialists have chosen to
close the lines for two weeks...The land
courses with India will be closed from April
26," Home Minister Asaduzzamman Khan
Kamal told the Kalerkantha paper.
The line conclusion came as the COVID-19
circumstance kept suspended flight tasks
between the two nations since April 14.