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Druk Air to launch flights between Paro and Singapore via Guwahati

Druk Air, the flag carrier of the Kingdom of Bhutan, is expected to introduce flights between Paro and Singapore via Guwahati, reports suggest.

Earlier Drukair had commenced flights between Paro and Bangkok via –Guwahati.

The Assam government has offered to provide Rs 100 crore for the expansion of air connectivity in the state under the centrally-sponsored scheme UDAN to connect ASEAN countries from Guwahati.

“We are trying and will start international flight to some South East Asian countries from Guwahati by October this year,” Assam Industry minister, Chandra Mohan Patwary was quoted in media reports.

As part of enhanced public diplomacy outreach, the External Publicity and Public Diplomacy Division of the Ministry of External Affairs have started reaching to people in the grassroots.

Raveesh Kumar, Official Spokesperson and Joint Secretary (External Publicity) of the MEA had mentioned that India’s engagement with neighbours has increased manifold and there is now an increased focus on Act East policy.

 

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