Before elections 2013 the PML(N) promised improve transportation and communication system within and outside the country.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has ordered to start a local and International ferry service.
Minister for Ports and Shipping Mir Hasil Khan Bizenjo chaired a high-level meeting to finalize the licensing requirements for domestic and international ferry service. He insists on making the process simple so the new investors can obtain licenses easily.
The minister mentioned that the main beneficiary of this project will be the private sector.
There will be no port charges and annual fees for the Pakistani operators until 2030. The Operators from other countries will pay %50 port charges until 2030.
DG ports and shipping will chair the committee to issue licenses to new operators.