A seventeenth Land-port opened Sunday between India and Bangladesh, in the border town of Belonia, Bangladesh.
Professor Mustafizur Rahman is the Executive Director of Center For Policy Dialogue in Dhaka.
In an interview with Voice of America, Professor Rahman spoke about the advantages and disadvantages of opening a new land port.
He spoke about the huge trade deficit between Bangladesh and India, in favor of the latter. He believes the amount of trade will increase between the two countries but feels the deficit might not decrease significantly.