Pakistan launches Ferry services for passengers across possible destinations in the World
Federal Cabinet has allowed launch ferry service to all possible destinations across the world.
In a tweet on Tuesday, Minister for Maritime Affairs Ali Zaidi said: "Historic day for Pakistan. In pursuance of PM @ImranKhanPTI vision of #BlueEconomy Federal Cabinet allowed @MaritimeGovPK initiative to start Ferry/Passenger Ships to all possible destinations across the world."
He added, "Maritime frontiers now open for sea travel."
The Ministry of Maritime Affairs had announced its plan in September 2019 to start a ferry service that would connect Karachi and Gwadar ports with Middle East seaports.
According to the plan, the ferry service will link Pakistani ports with Dubai, Oman, and Bandar Abbas (Iran) to facilitate people who want to travel to these destinations by providing them alternate routes which would also be used for facilitating pilgrims.