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Cabinet approves revised India-Nigeria air services accord

Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the revised Air Services Agreement (ASA) between India and Nigeria, which aims to improve air connectivity between the two countries.

india Updated: Dec 14, 2016 23:39 IST
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Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the revised Air Services Agreement (ASA) between India and Nigeria, which aims to improve air connectivity between the two countries.(HT File Photo)

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the revised Air Services Agreement (ASA) between India and Nigeria, which aims to improve air connectivity between the two countries.

The decision was taken during the cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi here. The earlier agreement was signed on January 31, 1978.

“The updation of the agreement is as per latest International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) template, keeping in view of latest developments in civil aviation sector and with an objective to improve the air connectivity between the two countries,” an official statement said.

“The revised agreement signifies an important landmark in the civil aviation relations between India and Nigeria and has the potential to spur greater trade, investment, tourism and cultural exchanges between the two countries.”

First Published: Dec 14, 2016 23:36 IST