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Bhutan's Druk Airlines to commence new flight from Guwahati to

Press Trust of India  |  Guwahati 

Chief Minister Sarbananda today said Bhutan's will commence a new flight connecting and Paro via from September 1.

"Consequent upon the recent bilateral talks with Bhutan, the will start its flight operations between and Paro via from September 1," said at an event here.

He, however, did not share further detail.

"The Act East Policy announced by the Centre has also peeped to make the gateway to ASEAN countries. Under such scenario, students of the state can reap rich dividends by empowering themselves through available opportunities given by the system of education in the state," said.

On August 2, met Governor discussed about the flight operations issue, apart from other things related to bilateral interests like trade, commerce and tourism.

Mukhi had requested increasing the frequency of flight from to Paro connecting

On August 5, Mukhi had informed that he had discussions with the during his visit here and informed about plans to start a flight from to Guwahati.

Under the Udaan scheme, 92 new flights have been sanctioned for North East, out of which around 10 have already started operations and all North East capitals will be directly connected with Delhi, and Guwahati.

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First Published: Wed, August 08 2018. 20:35 IST