Manikganj: The ferry services between Aricha- Kazirhat routes resumed after 11.10 hours suspension on Tuesday, Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation (BIWTC) Paturia Ghat sources said.
BIWTC Deputy General Manager (DGM) Shah Mohammad Khaled Newaz said the ferry movement be-tween Aricha-Kazirhat was suspended from 10.20 pm on Monday to 9.30 am on Tuesday due to poor visibility as the dense fog blanketed the Jamuna river bed, adding that ferry Begum Sufia Kamal, Shah Ali and Beer Shreshtha Ruhul Amin was in anchored at Aricha ghat and ferry Begum Rokeya was at Kazirhat loaded with vehicles and passengers. The ferry movement started at 9.30 am yesterday, DGM said.
Besides,ferry services between Paturia-Daulatdia were suspended for 8.30 hours from 12.40 am mid-night on Monday to 9.10 am on Tuesday Paturia Ghat sources said. This time the six ferries Bhasha Shoinik Barkat, Khan Jahan Ali, Shah Poran, Shah Enayetpuri, Kumilla and Shah Keramat Ali were at Paturia Ghat and ferries Beer Shreshtha Hamidur Rahma and Korobi were at Daulatdia loaded with ve-hicles and passengers.
The ferry movement resumed after 9.20 am yesterday when the dense fog disappeared.