Free water transport facility launched in Jhelum

Free water transport facility launched in Jhelum
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In order to decongest traffic in the summer capital and revive the centuries old transport, Divisional commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today announced that the free water transport is available for public in river Jhelum for a month on trial basis.

"Chief Minister has a futuristic vision to develop water transport in the city for which two water channels were earmarked namely river Jhelum and Dal Lake. The action plan is prepared as per the water transport standards prevalent in Italian and other European countries," Khan said. The Water Transport facility will be available from Peerzo to Veir Chattabal and back to Peerzo. Timing of this free service is 10 am to 4 pm.

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