Sunday, August 27, 2017

‘Lisbon-India flights to be explored’

Panaji: Indian Ambassador to Portugal Nandini Singla has said that she would initiate talks with Air India to explore the possibility of starting direct flights from Lisbon to India, subject to commercial viability.
Singla, during a recent visit, called on Tourism Minister Manohar Azgaonkar at Paryatan Bhavan and discussed a wide range of issues on promoting ties between the two regions, the tourism department said in a press release. She urged Goa Tourism to seek any assistance from the Portugal government with regards to conservation and restoration projects in a bid to preserve Goa's rich heritage.
Singla also stressed on improving tourism ties between Goa and Portugal, in addition to boosting prospects of exchange programmes in the areas of sports and literature. She urged Goa Tourism to participate at the Portugal Travel Mart as Goa has all the ingredients to attract foreign nationals from Portugal.
27/08/17 Times of India