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Chula urges waterways boost

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The newly appointed chief of the Marine Department says he plans to expand the use of water transport across the country. 

Chula Sukmanop, appointed head of the Marine Department by the junta on Monday, said yesterday he wanted to improve inland waterway infrastructure to attract business people into providing more passenger and freight services.

He said transport by water, and passenger numbers are expected to increase by 15-16% once ports and waterways are improved over the next three to four years.

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