Narendra Modi on Sunday mentioned that the Maldives-India Cargo Ferry Service would enhance the economies.

New Delhi [India]:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday mentioned that the Maldives-India Cargo Ferry Service would enhance the economies and  strengthen the friendship between the 2 nations.

Prime Minister Modi mentioned this whereas replying to a tweet from the Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih.

“Our due to Prime Minister @narendramodi and Authorities of India because the Maldives-India Cargo Ferry Service goes on its maiden voyage as we speak between Kulhudhuffushi, Male and South India. The ferry would additional strengthen Maldives-India friendship and convey higher prosperity to our communities,” President of the Republic of Maldives tweeted.

Prime Minister Modi replied that it was “certainly a contented day” including that the dream of direct ferry service is now a actuality.

“It’s certainly a contented day, President @ibusolih (Ibrahim Mohamed Solih)! Our dream of a direct ferry service between India and Maldives is now a actuality,” learn the Prime Minister’s tweet.

“I’ve little doubt that it’ll promote bilateral commerce and enhance our economies. The Maldives-India friendship will proceed to strengthen,” the tweet learn additional.

Overseas Minister Abdulla Shahid mentioned that the ferry service would deliver “monumental advantages to the individuals of the Maldives, particularly the Northern islands” including that it was “A brand new street for age-old mates.”

“A brand new street for age-old mates is what we embark upon as we speak. At present, we marked the historic maiden voyage of the Maldives-India Cargo Ferry Service. The institution of this ferry will enhance #MaldivesIndia commerce, in addition to revitalise the financial system of northern Maldives,” he added.

One other tweet from him learn, “The spine of this Ferry Service, is the people-to-people contact between India and Maldives. I provide my immense gratitude to the Gov of India for his or her help in facilitating this extraordinary mission. Thanks to all our nationwide stakeholders for his or her work in realising this.”

The cargo vessel MCP Linz operated by the Transport Company of India (SCI) reached the anchorage on the northern Maldivian city of Kulhudhufushi on Saturday.

MCP Linz connects Tuticorin and Cochin ports in India with Kulhudhufushi and Male ports within the Maldives.