Prime Minister Modi Inaugurates International Cruise Terminal in Kochi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday inaugurated India’s first full-fledged international criose terminal in Kochi, Kerala.

T3 carries here the PM’s speech:

Kochi is a city of trade and commerce. The people of this city understand that time is of the essence. They also appreciate the importance of proper connectivity. That is why, dedication of Ro-Ro Vessels to the nation is special. Almost thirty kilometres on road becomes 3.5 kilometres through waterways. This means: Convenience up. Commerce up. Capacity building up. Congestion down. Pollution down. Transport costs down.

Tourists come to Kochi not only as a transit point to go to other parts of Kerala. The culture, food, beaches, marketplaces, historical places and spiritual…

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