On December 8, CHEC and Bangladesh PAYRA Port Authority signed the MOU on Bangladesh PAYRA Port Infrastructure Construction Project. Sajahan Khan – Minister of Shipping of Bangladesh witnessed the signing ceremony. Zeng Nanhai – Party Secretary of Sri Lanka Regional Company, on behalf of CHEC, signed relevant documents.
PAYRA Port, located in the south of Bangladesh and close to Bay of Bengal, is the third largest seaport of Bangladesh. This project will construct necessary port infrastructure for Payra Port, and it has been on the list of “Fast Track Project” of Bangladesh and a port project under the “belt and road” framework of China; it has an important influence on the practice and implementation of the national external development strategy.
Several mainstream media of Bangladesh covered this signing ceremony.