Uttar Pradesh to Develop New Airports to Facilitate Tourist Arrival
In a bid to give a major thrust to travel and tourism in Uttar Pradesh, the state government has decided to enhance air connectivity by developing new airports at Bareilly, Moradabad, Aligarh and Azamgarh. Apart from these locations, the process of developing international airports at Jewar in NCR Delhi and Kushinagar have already been initiated.
This was stated by Yogi Adityanath, Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, while inaugurating the fourth edition of the Uttar Pradesh Travel Mart (UPTM) 2018, organised by UP Tourism and FICCI, in Lucknow on 27 August 2018.
Adityanath said that the state government had accorded highest priority to the safety and security of tourists. Uttar Pradesh, he said, was a pioneer in spiritual and heritage tourism and the state was committed to providing safe travel and other facilities to tourists and pilgrims and expose them to the rapid development strides take by the state.
On the occasion, the chief minister and other dignitaries released two knowledge papers by FICCI and MRSS, namely, 'Uttar Pradesh – A Conglomeration of Culture, Religious and Heritage Tourism' and 'Uttar Pradesh – A New Growth Driver of Tourism Investment in India'.
Rita Bahuguna Joshi, Tourism Minister, Uttar Pradesh, pointed out that the state was gearing towards establishing world-class infrastructure in the next two years.
Yogi Adityanath, Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, at Uttar Pradesh Travel Mart.