Tuesday, February 13, 2007

New Malaysia-Indonesia passenger and vehicle ferry service in June

KUALA LINGGI A ferry service for both passengers and vehicles from the Kuala Linggi jetty to Riau and Dumai, Indonesia, is expected to be launched in June.

Malaysians will then be able to drive their own cars in Riau and Dumai while Indonesians entering Malaysia via Linggi Jetty can drive up till Thailand.

Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Ali Rustam said the Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Growth Triangle (IMT-GT) meetings had approved the set up of such a service after proposals were made more than three years ago.

He confirmed that the proposal was in its last stage of preparation and would be submitted to the Cabinet soon.

Source : STAR
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