Airports Authority of India participated in the 65th Plenary Session of the North East Council at Shillong on 27th May 2016. The event was organized by Ministry of Development of North East Region and the Directorate of Advertising and Visual Publicity (DAVP), Govt. of India. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated an exhibition on the occasion. This was followed by a public rally. The theme of the celebration was “Mera Desh Badal Raha Hai Aage Badh Raha Hai” The event was preceded by the 65thPlenary Session of the North East Council at another venue in Shillong, in which Ministry of Civil Aviation was represented by Airports Authority of India.
The AAI showcased the upcoming Greenfield airport at Pakyong, Sikkim and the development of Tezu Airport, Arunachal Pradesh and proposed Greenfield airport at Holongi near Itanagar in Arunachal Pradesh. Visitors were also apprised about infrastructure development, cargo activities and other new technologies adopted by Airports Authority of India for the smooth flow of traffic from Indian Airports.