The passenger boat service operating on the Beira Lake from Union Place to Colombo Fort has been launched under the patronage of PM Ranil Wickremesinghe a short while ago.
The project is initiated under the Ministry of Megapolis and Western Development.
The service will be free-of-charge for a month.
The Sri Lanka Navy have deployed to assist in the operation of the boat service which has equipped with safety measures.
The boat service, which was proposed as a solution for the heavy traffic congestion in the city, is managed by the Sri Lanka Land Development Corporation (SLLDC).