Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray wants a world class multilevel aquarium in Mumbai on the lines of Bangkok-based Ocean World, a famous tourists attraction in Thailand.
Thackeray on Monday ordered the state tourism department to draft a proposal to develop a multilevel aquarium in Mumbai.
He issued the instruction when holding a meeting with Maharashtra tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) officers here.
Thackeray said, “Mumbai is an international city. Tourists will start coming to Mumbai via its international cruise terminal. Hence, as a part of it we’d like to possess an international multilevel aquarium in the 1st stage. I have asked the officers to prepare a proposal for the project.”
Sea Life Bangkok Ocean World (formerly called Siam Ocean World) is one among the biggest aquariums in Southeast Asia. located two storeys below Siam Paragon shopping mall, it’s over 30,000 marine animals from across the globe.
At the meeting, the chief minister reviewed major tourism projects that are underneath development and also those which have been proposed.
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