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Ferry Service Begins Next Week

Feb 26, 2011 2:10:21 PM - thesundayleader.lk

By Gazala Anver

A new mode of transport

The ferry service between Colombo and Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu is due to begin next week, said Deputy Minister, Ports and Aviation, Rohitha Abeygunewardena. The date is however yet to be decided, he said, but it will be either on February 28, or the first few days of March.
“On our side everything is ready. India has yet to confirm on a few last minute things. An Indian team will be coming down on Friday 25 to decide on matters,” he said adding that next week, a luxury ferry carrying 300 to 500 passengers is due to arrive in Sri Lanka.
“Everything is ready. We have added the required customs and travel counters to the terminal already,” he said.