Planning on moving to Bangladesh? Here are a few things that you should know about the country!

About the country

Located on the eastern side of India, Bangladesh has a population of over 164 million people. The country is marked with fertile plains and greenery as a result of it. The people of Bangladesh speak Bengali as the national language. It is one of the most densely populated countries in the world and is predominantly Muslim. The capital of the country is Dhaka.

Bangladesh gained independence in 1971. Bangladesh is rich in culture. Its diverse culture can be witnessed in the country’s history. Art and architecture are an integral part of Bangladesh. Most of the festivals celebrated in Bangladesh are in accordance with the Muslim festivals such as Eid.

Bangladesh is a developing country but this does not mean that there are any less job opportunities available for people. Dhaka, the capital, is one of the most developed cities in the country. One of the most unique features of Dhaka is that you have the opportunity to travel via a rickshaw. The city provides a variety of experience to expats when it comes to food. You can find the most favorable food in the streets of Dhaka.

Major airports and seaports

Bangladesh faces the Bay of Bengal on the southern side, which is an inlet to the Indian Ocean. Because of the location of the coastline, many harbors and ports have been constructed. Ports present in Bangladesh include Port of Chalna, Port of Chittagong, Port of Khulna and Port of Mongla.

Other than this, airports such as the Shah Jalal international Airport in Dhaka, Shah Amanat International Airport in Chattogram, Osmani International Airport in Sylhet exist. These provide air routes for transportation and shipping to Bangladesh.

When moving to Bangladesh or any other country, you need to make sure that you have the relevant documentation. Other than a passport and inventory of items, you need to provide several other documents. These include letter of employment, work visa and residence permit. You also should be aware that custom duty tax is levied on the goods that are imported.

You also need to follow custom regulations. You need to be in the country when the shipping arrives.

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