Varanasi, Jun 29 (PTI) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today flagged off a direct flight between Varanasi and Kathmandu. Also Read - Suhana Khan Flaunts Her Perfect Hourglass Figure as She Poses With Her Cousin And His Girlfriend

The first flight took off from the Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport at Babatpur at 6.20 pm today. Also Read - Removing Virat Kohli From Captaincy Would Destroy Culture of Indian Team: Brad Hogg

The flight will fly twice a week on Monday and Friday. Also Read - WHO Chief Thanks PM Modi For 'Continued Support' to Global COVID-19 Response

Yogi said this will have a positive impact on the tourism industry.

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