Assam: First international flight between Guwahati and Dhaka starts, CM flagged off

Sarbananda Sonowal
Sarbananda Sonowal 

Assam's Chief Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, Guwahati, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal flagged off SpiceJet International Airport between Guwahati and Dhaka with a green flag.

There will now be a direct flight service between Assam's Guwahati and Bangladesh. On Monday, the popular Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, Guwahati, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal sent a green flag showing the SpiceJet International Airport between Guwahati and Dhaka.

This service of SpiceJet flights will be available daily under the International Air Connectivity Scheme. Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said on this occasion that after the constant efforts of the Modi government's Act East Police, this is the first success in establishing a direct link between Assam and South Eastern countries. After this, the international airlines for Kathmandu, Bangkok, Yangon, Hanoi and Kuala Lumpur of Nepal from the popular Gopinath Bordoloi Airport of Guwahati will be started soon. The Assam government has said that in this direction, to spend 100 billion rupees per year as voyage gap funding.

The Chief Minister described the slogan of Prime Minister A for Assam as a step towards completing direct air futures commitment to South East Asian countries under the Act East Policy. At the same time he said, there is also a plan for air connectivity to Singapore and Abu Dhabi. He said, for the farmers and traders of Assam, South East Asian countries would get the benefit of direct air service contact from Guwahati. People of Assam and North East will also not need to take international flights from Kolkata for these countries for tourism.

Several special passengers, among other passengers, went to Dhaka in Guwahati Dhaka International flight of SpiceJet, which started from Monday. Among them were the State Health Minister Pijush Hazarika of Assam Government, and his family, BJP MLAs, Prashant Fukan, Kishore Nath, Ashok Sharma, Bhabendra Nath Bharali and many officials of the Assam Government were also involved.