Over 255 Crores Spent On Charter Flights In The Past 3 Years

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Over Rs 255 crore was spent on chartered flights for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's foreign engagements in the past three years. Union Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan gave out details of the foreign tours of the president, vice president, prime minister, external affairs minister.

 In 2016-17 Rs 76.27 crore was spent on chartered flights while in 2017-18 Rs 99.32 crore was spent. In 2018-19, Rs 79.91 crore was spent while the bill for 2019-20 has not been received. President Ram Nath Kovind undertook three foreign trips and visited seven countries from August to November, while Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu undertook an equal number of foreign trips and visited six countries. External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar undertook 13 trips to 16 countries
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