Will ensure safety of Indian airports: Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju

By: | Published: June 29, 2016 11:59 AM

Government is committed to ensure the safety of Indian airports and skies, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju today said as he expressed shock over the deadly terror attack at Istanbul airport.

 Ashok Gajapathi Raju emphasised that the government is committed to ensure safety of airports in the country. (PTI)Ashok Gajapathi Raju emphasised that the government is committed to ensure safety of airports in the country. (PTI)

Government is committed to ensure the safety of Indian airports and skies, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju today said as he expressed shock over the deadly terror attack at Istanbul airport.

More than 30 people have been killed and hundreds injured in the terror attack at Ataturk airport in Istanbul.

“I am deeply shocked and agitated at the terror attack on Istanbul Airport. We stand with Turkey and its citizens in their loss & grief,” Raju said in a tweet.

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He emphasised that the government is committed to ensure safety of airports in the country.

“It’s our commitment that we will continue to ensure safety and security of Indian airports and skies,” he said.

Ataturk airport is one of the busiest aerodromes in the world.

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