Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Diwali gift for Uttar Pradesh as international flights to start from this district

New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced that from Diwali this year Kushinagar Airport will begin operating international flights. 

Terming it as a special Diwali special gift to the people, the airport is very likely to begin operations soon.

The Kushinagar airport is also known as Padrauna Airport and it is located 52 kilometers from Gorakhpur, ??Yogi Adityanath's constituency.

The decision to make Kushinagar an international airport was taken in a cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in June. 

The Yogi Adityanath-led government believes that there is a lot of potential for tourism in this eastern UP region as this airport is located on the international border.

The entire area of ??Kushinagar is part of the 'Buddha Circuit'. With the start of international flights, there will be a rise in tourist activity in the area which will greatly benefit the tourism sector.

Therefore, officials have been ordered to prepare an action plan to make it an international tourist hub. 

Apart from this, a large number of youth of Bihar and eastern UP turn to Gulf countries for employment. With the start of this airport, their international flights will be very smooth.

23/09/20 ZeeNews

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