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VIDEO: Nitin Gadkari inaugurates highest national flag of 418 feet at Attari-Wagah border in Amritsar

Highest national flag in India: The transport minister said that I have done a lot of things in life- tunnels, bridges but this (inaugurating the highest national flag) is the most amazing. I am delighted and I thank the jawans who are guarding our borders.

Edited By: Sheenu Sharma @20sheenu Amritsar Published on: October 19, 2023 17:58 IST
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Image Source : BHAGWANT MANN (X) Nitin Gadkari inaugurates highest national flag at Attari-Wagah border

Highest national flag in India: Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari today (October 19) inaugurated the highest national flag of 418 feet tall at the Attari-Wagah border in Amritsar. Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann was also present with him during the event.

While speaking to the media, Nitin Gadkari said, "It is the golden day of my life. I have come to the Attari-Wagah border for the first time. NHAI has installed the tallest national flag here. This is a place that inspires you to be patriotic."

"I have done a lot of things in life- tunnels, bridges but this is the most amazing. I am delighted and I thank the jawans who are guarding our borders", Gadkari added. 

Earlier, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said that the government is committed to fostering public, private partnership to drive further growth in the inland water transport sector. 

Addressing the third edition of the Global Maritime India Summit via video conference, Gadkari said several national waterways are proposed under the public-private partnership (PPP) mode. The three-day mega maritime event commenced on Tuesday.

The Minister for Road Transport and Highways said, "The development of waterways is very important for the development of Bharat." "We are committed to fostering public-private partnership (PPP) to drive further growth in the inland water transport sector. Several national waterways are proposed under PPP modes."

"Another major initiative, which has been taken by the government is the Sagarmala project with port modernisation and new port development, port connectivity investment, port-led industrialisation and coastal community development as its four pillars," Gadkari said.

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