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Cabinet Approves Ayodhya Airport’s International Status and New Name

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New Delhi : The Union Cabinet has approved the proposal to declare the Ayodhya airport as an international airport and naming it as “Maharishi Valmiki International Airport, Ayodhyadham”, according to an official statement issued on Friday.

According to the statement, Ayodhya’s economic potential and its significance as a worldwide pilgrimage site must be realized in order to welcome foreign tourists and pilgrims. This will require elevating the airport to international status.

“Maharishi Valmiki International Airport, Ayodhyadham” honors the sage who is said to have written the epic Ramayana, Maharishi Valmiki, and thus adds a cultural element to the airport’s name.

Ayodhya, with its deep cultural roots is strategically positioned to become a key economic hub and pilgrimage site.

The airport’s potential to attract international pilgrims and businesses aligns with the city’s historical prominence, the statement added.

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