BIG NEWS- Hollongi airport project has finally materialised and PM Modi will lay the foundation stone of Hollongi airport in January, 2019- Pema Khandu.
The Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Arunachal Pradesh probably in January next year and would lay the foundation stone for the airport,” , informed Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Tuesday.
Addressing a meeting at Tezu Khandu informed that Hollongi airport project has finally materialised and would soon see the light of day. He said he had a meeting in the Prime Minister’s Office a couple of days ago, wherein he was informed that all decks have been cleared for the long pending airport at Hollongi near the state capital.
Terming connectivity as the most imposing challenge for the state, Khandu however said that with the blessing of the central government roads worth Rs 50000 crore are under various stages of construction. Besides, he said surveys are going on for various rail projects while ALGs are being made functional.
“We will soon procure fixed-wing aircrafts for linking all these ALGs that would enable commercial flights within the state,” he added.
Khandu appealed the people to cooperate and support the state government in these endeavors as, he said the government or the chief minister alone cannot do everything.