Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday thanked the Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu for scrapping the mandatory baggage identification by the travelers at the airports in Jammu and Kashmir.
Mehbooba said that such a decision from the centre will go a long way in lessening the inconvenience and enhancing the travel experience.
She also stated that she would request him to look into airline ticket pricing to J&K to ease the burden for budget travellers.
“Thankful to @sureshpprabhu ji. This decision will go a long way in lessening the inconvenience & enhancing the travel experience. Would also request him to look into airline ticket pricing to J&K to ease the burden for budget travellers,” Mehbooba tweeted.
Earlier, the centre Union Civil Aviation ministry scrapped the mandatory baggage identification by travellers at the airports in all the regions of the state.
Baggage identification after check-in was mandatory for travellers at Srinagar, Leh and Jammu airports due to security reasons.
Support Ethical Journalism. Support The Dispatch
The Dispatch is a sincere effort in ethical journalism. Truth, Accuracy, Independence, Fairness, Impartiality, Humanity and Accountability are key elements of our editorial policy. But we are still not able to generate great stories, because we don’t have adequate resources. As more and more media falls into corporate and political control, informed citizens across the world are funding independent journalism initiatives. Here is your chance to support your local media startup and help independent journalism survive. Click the link below to make a payment of your choice and be a stakeholder in public spirited journalism