Bangladesh to import 60,000MT diesel from India
Bangladesh will import 60,000 metric tonnes of diesel from India in the current year 2021 under a government-to-government contract.
In the first phase, some 30,000MT will be brought in the next six months from January to June from the Numaligar Refinery Limited (NRL) in Assam state at a cost of Tk 107.72 crore.
The premium and other expenses are included in the cost, said Dr Saleh Ahmed, additional secretary of the Cabinet Division, said while briefing on the outcomes of the Cabinet Committee on Public Purchase today which approved a proposal of the Energy Division in this regard.
The cabinet body, presided over by Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal, also approved four more proposals of different ministries.