Karnataka Inks Jetty Deal

The Karnataka Government and the Lakshadweep administration have signed a memorandum of understanding for the construction of a dedicated jetty at Old Mangalore Port, the Business Line reports.

The project will also include the construction of a 300 meter long wharf for vessels and cargo, passenger lounge, warehouse and a certain amount of dredging work.

Mohammed Faizal, Member of Parliament from Lakshadweep, said that the proposed jetty will improve the trade relationship between Mangaluru and Lakshadweep islands.

This development scheme will be funded by the Lakshadweep administration.

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