Development of all ports on the 1000 km coastline will transform the face of the Andhra Pradesh and help promote Visakhapantam as a mega film hub, says AP CM Chandrababu Naidu.
Addressing the prominent personalities from South Indian Film industry Chandrababu said Visakhapatnam region including Srikakulam, Vizianagaram were known with rich natural scenic beauty and landscape sites. If the ports are developed then transport (other than road and rail) will improve and reduce pressure on air travel', he said.
The ports would also help promote maritime trade with Mynamar, Malaysia and Andaman Nicobar where Telugus have spread over centuries besides alternative channel for heavy cargo trade with Chennai, Srilanka etc. 'Film industry and international container hub can develop hand in hand in AP' Naidu told them.