PM Modi is in Maldives for his first international visit after his swearing-in and for the travel lovers, there might be some good news coming out of this trip of his

Source: The Hindu

The Prime Minister and Maldive's president Ibrahim Mohamed Solih have agreed upon a ferry-cum-cargo service between the two countries, aimed at boosting tourism.

Source: Sun Online

The ferries will start from Kerala's Kochi and go till the Maldivian capital Male via Kulhudhuffushi atoll.

The total distance of travel would be 700 kilometres.

Source: Outlook India

An MoU was also signed by the two sides for water-tourism, talking about which PM Modi said:

I am particularly happy that we have agreed upon a ferry service between the two countries.

Well, I am already asking for leaves from my boss.

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