Bangladesh Government has provided transit facilities to Nepal in Chittagong and Mongla Ports. The overland trade route to Bangladesh from Kakarbhitta-Phulbari-Banglabandha has been operational since September 1997.  The Government of Bangladesh agreed on 10 August 2020 to include Rohanpur as the Port of Call in Nepal-Bangladesh Transit Agreement. On 22-23 March 2021, Nepal and Bangladesh signed an Exchange of Letters on the designation of Rohanpur-Singhabad railway route as an additional transit route for movement of traffic-in-transit between Nepal and Bangladesh and also for third-country transit trade.