: The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Lakshadweep Development Corporation (LDC) and the Port Department of the State regarding the construction of a Rs. 20-crore dedicated berth for Lakshadweep at the Beypore Port will be signed at Beypore here on Monday. The proposed 200-metre dedicated wharf is expected to solve to a large extent the difficulties faced by passengers travelling from Lakshadweep to the mainland and back.

Port officer K.R. Vinod along with organising committee chairperson P. Jalaja said the signing ceremony on the port premises would be inaugurated by Minister of Port V. Surendran Pillai.