Ut­tar Pradesh to De­velop New Air­ports to Fa­cil­i­tate Tourist Ar­rival

FICCI Business Digest - - Briefings -

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.

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