Regular flights in two international airports soon: Prime Minister

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal speaks at a meeting of the House of Representatives, to appeal for a vote of confidence, in Kathmandu, on Monday, March 20, 2023. Photo: Aryan Dhimal

Kathmandu, April 5

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said the government was at work to conduct regular international flights from Pokhara and Gautam Buddha International Airports soon.

Responding to the questions of lawmakers at the Public Policy and Delegated Legislation Committee of the National Assembly on Thursday, PM Dahal informed that talks were being held with the Indian government for the air route to Gautam Buddha International Airport, while similar dialogues were continued for direct flights with China and Sri Lanka from the airports.

Similarly, he shared that efforts were on to convert the loan received from the Chinese government into a grant to Pokhara International Airport.

According to him, the government was in action to revive the degrading industries of Hetauda, Butwal, Janakpur, and Biratnagar cities. The process of embankment construction along the Koshi River was underway.

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