Swisscontact signs agreement with DataSoft in transforming Bhomra Land Port

Digitalisation of Border Procedures at Bhomra Land Port (DBLP) project of Swisscontact signs a service agreement with DataSoft Systems Bangladesh Ltd. to transform Bhomra land port with developing and implementing advanced e-Port management system.

Supported by the Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation (GATF), Swisscontact Bangladesh is working with the Bangladesh Land Port Authority (BLPA) and the private sector to build a digital port management system to streamline and optimise land border trading processes. The new processes are expected to significantly reduce delays for traders and improve working conditions for border agencies, including Customs.

On 26th July 2023, DBLP Team Leader Fazle Razik and DataSoft Head of Business Development Sabir Choudhury signed a formal contract. D.M. Atiqur Rahman, Director (Admin), BLPA, Hasan Imam, Chairman of DataSoft and Monoj Kumar Roy, DBLP’s Government Relations Adviser were also present among others.

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Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation
The Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation is a public-private partnership for trade-led growth, supporting governments in developing and least-developed countries in implementing the World Trade Organization’s Trade Facilitation Agreement. By bringing together governments and businesses of all sizes as equal partners to deliver targeted trade reforms, the Alliance cuts through red tape and end costly delays at borders.