German team visits proposed water transport routes

Friday, Jun 26, 2015,22:39 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Kochi | A seven-member team from KFW visited Kochi Metro Rail Limited in connection with the funding of water transport project in the city and its suburbs.
The team had discussions with the top management of the KMRL and also visited few proposed water transport routes.
The team also visited Vyttila Mobility Hub as it was the integration point for metro, water and road.
The team expressed their satisfaction over the Detailed Project Report and other preparations taken up by the KMRL.
Th final mission of the KFW would come to Kochi in August and would finalise the funding. The team members include Dr  Wolfram Klein, Head of South Asia Division, BMZ  (German Ministry of Economic and Development Cooperation),  Dr  David Tantow, Dy. Head of South Asia Division, BMZ, Mr Heiko Warnken, Head of Economic and Development Cooperation, German Embassy, Ms  Yasmin Tawfik, Regional Manager, Mr Nicolai Tust, Country Manager, Mr Andreas Thermann, Dy. Director and Mr Stefan Hediger, Head  Energy Sector
The DPR for water transport project was still waiting for the approval from Government of Kerala.