Dhaka, Feb. 29 -- Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) has announced its plan to launch a hotline aimed at ensuring the smooth supply of essential goods and curbing its artificial crisis and extortion during the upcoming holy month of Ramadan.

The businesspeople have also urged the government to solve the problem in opening letters of credit (LCs) saying that it creates barrier to import essential commodities.

FBCCI President Mahbubul Alam made the call at a meeting with entrepreneurs and traders held in Dhaka's Motijheel on Wednesday.

The apex trade body organised the meeting to review the production, import, storage, supply and overall commodity price situation on the occasion of Ramadan.

Mahbubul Alam sa...