Ferry operation has been suspended since 9:30am on Thursday
An experimental ferry operation began on Shimulia-Kathalbari route on Friday as the service has been suspended due to navigability crisis since Thursday.
A ferry named Kakali carrying five trucks has reached Kathalbari ghat from Shimulia ghat on Friday afternoon.
Later Kakali along with another ferry named Camellia came to Shimulia ghat from Kathalbari ghat with vehicles, said Md Shafiqul Islam, AGM of Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA).
“We are doing our best to begin the ferry operation. We will carry out the experimental operation Saturday too. But it will remain stopped in night,” he said.
Ferry operation has been suspended since 9:30am on Thursday.