Insist on More Connectivity between Andhra Pradesh and Dubai
Through a video conference, the Chief Minister spoke to Adnan Kazim, the Divisional Senior Vice President at Emirates, and proposed the establishment of a hub in Amaravati. He told them that he would like to improve the connectivity between cities in Andhra Pradesh with Dubai, and develop more green-field airports like Visakhapatnam International Airport.
The team from Emirates was eager to renew old ties with Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu, and recalled the successful business ventures with him in Hyderabad.
I have been an admirer of Dubai for a long time, and I have received great cooperation and knowledge from the government in the past. I would like to revive that friendship, and request the expertise for the development of Amaravati”, said the Chief Minister.
Mr. Kazim said that a team from Emirates will soon be sent to survey the opportunities available, and the next steps will be discussed during the Chief Minister’s visit to Dubai on the 22nd October.
He was also informed that he will be welcomed by Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Emirates, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and the uncle of the ruler, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
Pennsylvania Ambassador Kanika Choudhary and Singapore government representative Raghu were also present for the meeting.