Ferry Services on Padma Resume after 11Hrs

Desk Report

Published: 30 Jan 2023, 12:35 pm

Photo: Collected

Photo: Collected

Ferry services on Paturia-Daulatdia and Aricha-Kazirhat routes resumed on Monday morning, after 11 hours of disruption caused by thick fog, reports UNB.

Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation (BIWTC) Deputy General Manager (Commercial) Shah Md Khaled Nawaz said ferry services remained suspended from 11pm on Sunday due to poor visibility and those resumed around 10am today.

Three ferries remained stranded in the middle of the Padma river and operation of 11 more ferries was cancelled on the routes, he said.

About 300 vehicles also got stuck on both sides of the river due to the suspension of the ferry services, said the official.

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