Minister of State for Road Transport & Highways and Civil Aviation V K Singh said that Narendra Modi led government has given highest priority for development connectivity in the Northeastern states.
Singh came here on Sunday on a three-day visit to review the ongoing projects in Tripura.
He told the media that numbers of flights to and from the state will increase in the near future.
The Union Minister later met immediate past Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb at his residence. He received the minister with state’s indigenous Risha.
Official sources said during his stay the General will hold ministerial meetings on matters related to national highway projects and expansion of civil aviation sector in the state.