Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Tripura on January 4 to inaugurate a new terminal building at the Maharaja Bir Bikram (MBB) airport here. This information was given by Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Dev on Saturday. Dev said Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia and senior officials of the Airports Authority of India (AAI) would also be present at the event. The new Integrated Terminal Building (NITB) has been constructed at a cost of Rs 3,400 crore.
“I have received a call from the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) confirming the Prime Minister’s visit to Tripura to inaugurate the new terminal building of MBB airport, which is the second busiest in the Northeast,” Dev told reporters. Apart from this, he will also address a rally at Vivekananda Maidan on the same day. Officials said that with 20 check-in counters, the NIBT will be able to handle 1,200 passengers, including international passengers, in a day.
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