Regular commuters of motorboat jetties seen in Dala Township

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A powerboat is seen commuting passengers at one of the boat jetties in Dala.

The motorboat service businesses have recovered and the jetties in Dala Township receive over 66 per cent of the passengers, said an in-charge of the township motorboat supervision team. Earlier, the number of passengers has registered only 25 per cent.
“The number of commuters increased to two-third. The motorboats are running between 4 am and 9 pm. During the pandemic, only one-fourth of passengers were seen.
“At present, the motorboat businesses are running regularly,” said U Kyaw Nyein of the team.
“The motorboat service is available for up to 10 passengers per route. Some boats are providing service even if the number of passengers on a boat has not reached the maximum,” he continued.
“The boats are running from Thamata, Zayseik, Kamaraung, Tanhlat, Kamakathwe, Setmyay, Kamakasit, Hmawset, Sarparchaung and Kyaungsu jetties in Dala Township to Botahtaung, Pansodan, Sin-o-dan, Mawtin Lanthit, Mawtin Kaingtan No 2 and Seikkyi Khanaungto jetties in the commercial hub Yangon.
There are a total of 10 motorboat jetties in Dala Township, providing service with a total of 485 motorboats, Dala Township Department of General Administration stated. — Naing Lin Kyaw(IPRD)/GNLM

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