Kandla port will be on global map soon, says Narendra Modi


GANDHINAGAR: PM Narendra Modi positioned the foundation stone on Monday for six projects worth Rs 993 crore for forming the Kandla port in Gujarat. During his visit, he focused on the significance of ports for the nation’s growth.

“Good ports are vital for the nation’s development. Kandla has come out as one of the finest ports in Asia,” the PM asserted. He even added that, “Kandla port will discover a vital place on the global trade map aside from enclosing strong connections with Iran’s Chabahar port once it is formed. The prime minister explained Kandla as ‘mini India’.

Prime Minister recommended that the Kandla Port Trust should be called as Deen Dayal Port Trust Kandla. After the opening of pumping station for Narmada, Narendra Modi stated, “from Keshubhai Patel to Vijay Bhai, Gujarat governments have given significance to water conservation and we can observe its outcomes.”

“Thousands of tankers ran incessantly across the state hauling water.” He added that, “It was the state government’s decision to make water easy to get to people that has brought Narmada water to the doorsteps of Kutch natives. The PM focused on the significance of conserving water and stated that Kutch could educate people about water conservation and we can see its outcomes.”

“The Tappar Dam has been improved and we also greet Narmada water. We will notice how water will change lives here,” Prime Minister Modi stated.

PM Modi is on two-day visit to Gujarat due to upcoming elections that will be held this December. He went to Gujarat for the twelfth visit after he took oath as a Prime Minister. He is all set to attend the the annual meeting of the African Development Bank that will take place in Gandhinagar.