Minister for Foreign Affairs Mr. Pradeep Gyanwali has requested to keep the issue to connect Nepalgunj airport to India as an agenda during the visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Nepalgunj’s leader Pashupati dayal Mishra team met Minister Gyawali requested on connecting Nepalgunj and India through airways on Sunday. If Nepalgunj airport could connect to Delhi and Lucknow then there would be an increase in Indian tourists visiting Mansorovar which would help in escalate in the amount of tourists as well as improve economic condition of country.
In the meeting with Minister Gyawali, leader Mishra expressed disappointment in not being able to be capital city of state no 5 though all the facilities are available and could bring change if Nepalgunj could connect with India.
After hearing from Mishra, Minister Gyawali has given the assurance in the government’s priority to connect the Nepalgunj airport to the Indian city.
The process to connect Nepalgunj, Biratnagar, Bhairahawa and Mahindranagar airport with India has already started, Mishra said quoting Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Gyanwali, saying that Nepalgunj and Biratnagar are still in high priority.
The Nepalgunj submetropolitan has been formally forwarded the process to make Nepalgunj Airport a regional hub. The last election agenda was to establish Nepalgunj as the regional and international level large and busy airport. It was Mishra’s main agenda in the forthcoming election.
In particular, a large number of Indian tourists go to Mansourbar. They arrive Nepalgunj from Kathamndu and go to Mansourbar from here. If the flights from Delhi and Lucknow to Nepalgunj airport could be reached, those tourists could reach Nepalgunj directly.
The serious patients of West Nepal go to the city of Lucknow and Delhi for treatment. It would be easier for them if the flights are connected directly to Nepalgunj. It would also improve the business sector in this area.