The Prime Minister, Narendra
Modi inaugurated the Pakyong
Airport in Sikkim. This is the
first airport in the Himalayan State, and
the 100th airport in the country.
Addressing a large public gathering
on the occasion, the Prime Minister
described the day as a historic one for
Sikkim, and an important one for India.
He said that with Pakyong Airport, the
country has hit a century of airports
and this airport would greatly ease
connectivity to Sikkim. He said that in
order to ensure that it is useful to the
common man, this airport is part of the