Dimapur, January 25: Minister for Transport, Civil Aviation & Land Resources, P.Paiwang Konyak on Monday inaugurated the first civil helipad at Zunheboto district in presence of Deputy Commissioner Zunheboto Peter Lichamo, other heads of departments, public leaders and party workers.
Konyak pointed out that the present Government’s aim is to come up with civil helipad in all the districts at the nearest possible time. He informed that civil helipads completed as of now include Wokha and Zunheboto district, Tizit sub-division. Mokokchung district is also due for inauguration on August 15, 2021.
The Minister spoke about the completion of helipads in all internal places of Kohima district. He also highlighted on the project of Government in building an exclusive civil heliport at Dimapur.
The Government is sincere on development from all possible means but it is also the duty of every citizen to utilize the provided services judiciously, he said.
On the condition of the Government’s passenger transport vehicles in the State, the Minister informed that he is in talks with the union ministry regarding improvement of NST buses services in Nagaland.
The Minister, who is also on official duty of unfurling the national flag and taking the Rashtriya salute on Republic Day celebration, thanked the deputy commissioner, SP and all officers concerned for making all the necessary arrangements.
Earlier, at the inaugural programme, which was chaired by EAC, Orenthung Kikon, Pastor ZTSBC Rev Dr Daniel Chishi pronounced the dedicatory prayer. (Page News Service)