Sultanpur (UP), November 16: Prime Minister Narenda Modi on Tuesday inaugurated Purvanchal Expressway and witnessed the Airshow on the 3.2 km long airstrip constructed on the Expressway in Sultanpur district.
Addressing the gathering, the Prime Minister said while laying the foundation stone of Purvanchal Expressway three years ago, he did not imagine that one day he would land on the same expressway.
“This expressway will lead to a better future at a faster pace, this expressway is for UP’s development, this expressway is for the building a new Uttar Pradesh, this expressway is a reflection of modern facilities in UP, this expressway is a proof of accomplishment of resolutions in UP and this is the pride and wonder of UP,” said the Prime Minister.
The Prime Minister remarked that the security of the country was equally important as the prosperity of the country. He said that keeping that in mind, emergency landing provision for fighter jets is made while constructing the Purvanchal Expressway. He said that the roar of these planes will be for those who ignored the defense infrastructure in the country for decades.
He said that the Defense Corridor being built in UP is also going to bring new employment opportunities here. He said these infrastructure works in UP, will give new heights to the economy in the future.