MoCTCA achieves decent progress in domestic airport works

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, DECEMBER 22

The Ministry of Culture Tourism and Civil Aviation () has stated that the progress in works related to in the last four months has been satisfactory.

Publishing the progress report of the first quadrimester of the current fiscal year, MoCTCA has stated that even though the COVID-19 pandemic affected other sectors, works related to domestic airports were satisfactory.

A new terminal building of Janakpur airport has been inaugurated.

Constructed with an of Rs 420 , the report states, the runway and parking bay have been widened in the new terminal building and the building is equipped with fire extinguishers and X-ray machine. According to the concept of developing the airport as a regional airport, new technology has been used in the new terminal building for the first in .

Likewise, the procedure of acquisition for Surkhet airport has been taken forth after receiving a go-ahead from the Cabinet.

Similarly, the report has stated that the ministry is under discussion for land acquisition to expand the Dang airport. Meanwhile, 70 per cent work of runway blacktopping of Kalikot airport has been completed so far, while 35 per cent of runway black


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