Dharmendra’s Second Request For Direct Flight Between Bhubaneswar & Dubai In 2 Years
Bhubaneswar: Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has urged Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia to introduce daily flights between Dubai and Bhubaneswar.
Referring to a request Odia Society UAE, Dubai, Dharmendra said that more than 10,000 Odia people of the Arab country have long been demanding a direct flight to Bhubaneswar
“A direct Dubai-Bhubaneswar flight shall be a gateway for Odia people for international travel and make it convenient for Odias living all over the world to connect to Odisha better and shall instrumental to promote international tourism in the state including medical tourism,” he wrote.
The Union Minister further said that traders, businesspersons and artists from Odisha are taking part in Dubai Expo 2021. “Thus, air communication between these cities will give a boost to the state economy through the trade of artefacts, handlooms and farm produce,” he added.
Dharmendra had requested the same in 2019 when Hardeep S Puri was the Civil Aviation Minister.