10/6/2017 3:18:19 PM
|written By : Team India Se|
Maharashtra’s second largest city, Pune, will soon have an international airport thanks to the collaboration between the state and Singapore’s Changi Airport Group. Alongside, Nagpur too is being prepped to become a logistics hub with the construction of a cargo terminal in the city.
This was announced by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis at media conference during his visit to Singapore.
Fadnavis met Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsein Loong on the concluding day of his three-day visit where he spoke about his plans for Maharashtra, “A joint working group headed by me and Singapore’s Minister of Trade and Industry S Iswaran has been set up to speed up assistance from Changi Airport group for Pune and Nagpur airport development as well as from Surbana Jurong for planning of Nagpur and Pune metro region.”
An MoU was between Changi Airport International Ltd and Maharashtra Airport Development Corportaion (MADC) to establish an adequate framework to handle all co-operation in civil aviation sector.
The Chief Minister also interacted with leading industry leaders from aviation, banks, infrastructure, urban developers, electronics and engineering sector at a business round table.