Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority

June 19, 2022
June 19, 2022

Padma Bridge construction cost to be recovered in 35 years, govt expects

The government expects to recover Padma Bridge’s construction cost in the next 35 years, officials said today.

March 24, 2020
March 24, 2020

Water transport suspended from this afternoon

Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) has announced suspension of launch service from this afternoon to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

May 19, 2019
May 19, 2019

Freeing the Meghna from Grabbers: Act or get sued

The National River Conservation Commission has warned that it would take legal actions against at least a dozen government authorities for their inaction to free the Meghna from grabbers if they do not act within seven days.

March 22, 2019
March 22, 2019

BIWTA knocks down 173 more structures

Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) yesterday knocked down some 173 structures at Jahurabad, Palpara and Kawnia in the capital's Mirpur as part of their on-going drive against illegal establishments along the Buriganga and Turag rivers.

March 13, 2019
March 13, 2019

BIWTA knocks down 55 illegal structures

Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority yesterday knocked down some 55 structures, including one four-storey building and two three-storey buildings, in Ramchandrapur area of capital's Mohammadpur as part of their ongoing drive against the illegal establishments along the Buriganga and Turag rivers.

March 6, 2019
March 6, 2019

BIWTA drive goes on

Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) yesterday knocked down 57 illegal structures in Keraniganj's Madyachar and Basila as part of the ongoing drive against illegal establishments along the Buriganga and the Turag.

June 14, 2016
June 14, 2016

Transit gets operational

Transit between Bangladesh and India is set to become fully operational with the first Indian consignment reaching Ashuganj tomorrow on its way to north-eastern Indian state of Tripura.

May 16, 2016
May 16, 2016

Transport strike in 21 districts withdrawn

Transport owners and workers withdraw their 48-hour strike in 21 districts of the country's south western region.

January 28, 2016
January 28, 2016

River polluters warned

Millions of gallons of untreated wastewaters, mainly from industries, are being dumped into the rivers around Dhaka city through as many as 185 outlets every day.

January 26, 2016
January 26, 2016

Water transport workers call off strike

Water transport workers withdraw their indefinite work abstention which was due to start tomorrow to press home their 15-point demand including pay hike.