Tirupati, Oct. 22 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday inaugurated a new integrated terminal building at Tirupati Airport which is expected to enhance the connectivity to the famous temple town in Andhra Pradesh.
The Prime Minister also hailed business of tourism as the biggest manufacturer of growth in the today’s world.
“Such is the power of tourism today, that it provides employment to the poorest of the poor,” he said after inaugurating the terminal.
The event was also attended by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu and Union Minister for Civil Aviation P Ashok Gajapathi Raju.
The new terminal can handle code ‘D’ and code ‘C’ types of aircraft with link taxi, apron and associated infrastructure. The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has spent Rs. 191 crores to build the new terminal.
Prime Minister Modi also laid foundation stone of Tirupati Mobile manufacturing hub. (ANI)