Dhaka, Sept. 21 -- The port spent Tk 2520 crore as government VAT, taxes, port development projects cost, salaries and allowances of port officials and employees and municipal tax.

Excluding the above mentioned expenditure the net income of Chattogram port is 1,075 crores in the 2021-2022 fiscal, port officials said, reports, BSS.

Earlier, the total income of the port was Tk 3,070.36 crore in 2020-21 financial year. Deducting the expenditure, the net income of the port was Tk 698 crore in 2020-202.

According to the sources, the port spent Tk 1,578 crore in the development sector, Tk 576 crore as government revenue, Tk 42 crore as the municipal taxes and Tk 180 crores as salaries and allowances of officials and employees from the income...