Bhagwant Mann bats for direct flight from Chandigarh to London


Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Thursday sought assist from British Excessive Commissioner Alex Ellis for beginning direct flight from Chandigarh to London Heathrow Airport.

Flagging the difficulty of direct flight from Chandigarh to London Heathrow Airport, Mann advised Ellis, who referred to as on Mann at his official residence this morning, the direct flight from Chandigarh to London Heathrow Airport will facilitate the passengers from 5 states usually and that of Punjab particularly.

He mentioned this flight will act as a window for Punjabis to western world. Mann mentioned quite a few airways are already in contact with him for beginning their flights as soon as it will get approval.
The British Excessive Commissioner assured the CM of all attainable assist on this regard, an official spokesperson mentioned.

In the meantime, Punjab and the UK (UK) have agreed for additional tie-up in agriculture, data and expertise (IT), meals processing, greater schooling, sports activities, public transport (electrical buses) and biomass sectors.

Through the assembly between the Punjab CM and British Excessive Commissioner, it was agreed there’s a large potential of collaboration between Punjab and UK in these sectors.

The CM mentioned exhausting working and resilient Punjabis have already made a mark in these sectors. He, nonetheless, mentioned the superior expertise by the UK can be useful in additional harnessing the hidden potential in these sectors.

Extending a crimson carpet welcome to British Traders within the state, Mann mentioned the state authorities will guarantee single-window on-line clearances to all of the desirous buyers within the state.
He mentioned the Punjab authorities will be certain that the buyers will get a clean and problem free mechanism to spend money on the state.

Mann mentioned he’s already in contact with numerous potential buyers from the UK who’re concerned with investing within the state. The British Excessive Commissioner mentioned the UK may be very eager in firming up funding with the state in these key sectors.

Ellis additionally lauded the zero-tolerance stance of CM in opposition to corruption and mentioned that it’ll additional assist in boosting confidence of buyers within the state, the spokesperson mentioned.


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