PNSC’s Ferry Services to exploit Blue Economy’s potential

Observer Report

Minister for Maritime Affairs Ali Haider Zaidi has said that to exploit the potential of Blue Economy, the Pakistan National Shipping Corporation (PNSC) is planning to start Ferry Services in the country.

In a tweet on Sunday, he said that the Ministry of Maritime Affairs in collaboration PNSC and Karachi Port Trust, is working towards realizing the potential of country’s Blue Economy by promoting business opportunities in the areas of maritime tourism, coastal development and passenger-cum-cargo ferry service in the country.

Ali Haider Zaidi was of the view that with a large population and growing needs for regional and international connectivity, Pakistan holds immense potential for operation of ‘Ferry Services’ from, to and within Pakistan.

In this regard PNSC has invited proposals from the investors and operators who intends to run Ferry Services on either domestic or international routes or both, he added.

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