Kashmir Inc seeks cargo centre for perishable fruit at Srinagar International Airport
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Apr 6: The Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry has appealed to the Airports Authority of India to establish a Perishable Fruit Cargo Centre/Cut Flower Cold Storage Facility at Srinagar International Airport.
The appeal was made by president KCCI Nazir A Dar in his meeting with chairman, AAI, V P Agrawal, at Delhi.
Dar informed the chairman that the KCCI had already made a project report in this regard. “We will be sending that report to you for its implementation,” he informed the chairman AAI.
Dar also raised the issue of cargo and screening of the luggage of the passengers at the airport with the chairman AAI, the KCCI in a statement said.
It said the chairman AAI assured the president KCCI that by May, 2010 “everything will be in place and the bottlenecks if any will be removed.
The KCCI president said the establishment of Perishable Fruit Cargo Centre/Cut Flower Cold Storage Facility at Srinagar International Airport will help the floriculture and horticulture sectors in the Valley.
The president KCCI also raised discontinuation of the Srinagar-Dubai flight service.
The chairman AAI, according to the statement, told Dar that “on our part there is no difficulty in continuing the flight and the issue be taken up with the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India.”
Lastupdate on : Tue, 6 Apr 2010 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Tue, 6 Apr 2010 18:30:00 GMT
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