Thursday, July 18, 2024

Ferries run below their capacity

The ferries plying on the Paturia-Daulatdia route were forced to cut down their capacity by more than fifty percent due to low navigability of Padma River. The transportation of goods-laden trucks has been suffering a huge setback due to the capacity reduction coupled with frequent suspension of ferry services on the

Touts cash in on ferry mess

Frequent suspension of ferry service on Paturia-Daulatdia and Mawa-Kawrakandi routes has been disrupting communication between Dhaka and 21 south-western districts for the last few days and some unscrupulous people are taking full advantage of the situation. Ferry service on both the routes was suspended for several hours yesterday since several