‘Dry ports to boost horticultural, handicrafts’

‘Dry ports to boost horticultural, handicrafts’
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JAMMU: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has appreciated the idea of setting up of dry ports in the state hoping that with the setting up of such a facility, the horticultural produce and handicrafts would get a big boost in terms of marketability and timely carriage to potential buyers.
She said this in a meeting held with the Chairman & CEO Dubai Ports, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem. here on Wednesday. Sulayem, along with his team of executives, is in the state to explore possibilities of investment in the state, an official handout read.
During the meeting, Sulayem briefed the chief minister about his idea of setting up a dry port in the state which would help the produce from the state link with a huge market chain in the world through an integrated transportation chain. He said he would be happy to see that the people of the state become beneficiaries of his company’s infrastructure, read the handout.