Bangladesh, Feb. 27 -- The National Board of Revenue (NBR) is considering to impose restriction on import of chemicals by the Old Dhaka-based inventories to avert recurrence of deadly fire incidents in the area, its Chairman Md Mosharraf Hossain Bhuiyan has said.

The revenue board chief said it while responding to the reporters at a programme at NBR conference room in the capital on Tuesday.

NBR arranged the programme to award the top-10 value added tax (VAT)-payer companies in the just concluded Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF).

Expressing deep shock over the deadly Chawkbazar fire incident that killed at least 69 people, Mr Bhuiyan said presence of a large number of chemical godowns causes recurrence of devastating fire incidents ...