Imphal, Dec 7
Chief Minister N. Biren Singh inaugurated the Imphal-Dimapur direct flight service at Bir Tikendrajit International Airport today.
Speaking as Chief Guest of the function, Chief Minister expressed his happiness over the launching of the Imphal-Dimapur flight service which is being operated by Alliance Air, a private airlines company. Chief Minister said that better connectivity would build deeper connections among the people of the two states. He maintained that such flight service would further strengthen the friendly relations between the States.
The Chief Minister asserted that the flight service would be operational thrice a week. He announced that the Alliance Air has promised to operate daily flight service between Imphal and Dimapur in the next 2-3 months.
Later, the Chief Minister along with his Cabinet Ministers inspected the preparations being made for the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe at Maibam Lotpa Ching, also known as Red Hill at Bishnupur District. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is likely to visit Manipur on 17th December, 2019. During the visit, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will pay tribute to the Japanese soldiers killed during World War II in Manipur at Imphal Peace Memorial located at Maibam Lotpa Ching, Bishnupur district. Chief Secretary, Addl. Chief Secretaries, Commissioners, Deputy Commissioners of Imphal West and Bishnupur district top civil and police officers accompanied the Chief Minister during the inspection.