Secretary of State for Transport

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Secretary of State for Transport

The head of the Department for Transport, which is the department of the British government responsible for highway maintenance, motor vehicle registration, the coastguard, and other similar issues. He/she advises the government on transportation issues. The secretary is appointed by the monarch on the advice of the prime minister.
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But after becoming the minister for civil aviation, people stopped frisking me and my matchbox also came along with me," he said.
Anoop Kumar Mittal in a deal signing ceremony also attended by the Minister for Civil Aviation - Ashok Gajapathi Raju and Minister for Urban Development - M Venkaiah Naidu.
ISLAMABAD -- Special Assistant to Prime Minister for Civil Aviation Shujat Azim visited Islamabad International airport and inspected all ongoing development projects related to passenger facilitation, convenience and security related infrastructure measures.
Singh was minister for civil aviation in the previous Manmohan Singh government.
Minister for Civil Aviation, Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati, while announcing Air India's inclusion into Star Alliance, said that Air India will get benefit out of this association as a wider reach and access to existing facilities for the members of the world's biggest grouping of airlines would now be available to the passengers of Air India also.
ISLAMABAD -- Advisor to Prime Minister for Civil Aviation Shujat Azeem on Tuesday lauded the security forces in foiling bid of terrorism at Karachi Airport.
Unmoved by the hunger strike, Indian minister for civil aviation Ajit Singh remarked that not eating might be good for the health of the pilots.
SUVA, Fiji, March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Republic of Fiji Attorney-General and Minister for Civil Aviation Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum released the following statement today in response to Qantas:
Union Minister for Civil Aviation Vayalar Ravi has informed me that at the last round of bilateral air services consultations with Oman, Goa was granted an additional point of call for the airlines of Oman within the existing capacity entitlement of 11,550 seats per week," said Eduardo Faleiro, a former Union Minister of State for External Affairs and a Congress leader.
Mr Hogan met with the Indian Minister for Civil Aviation, Mr Vyalar Ravi and other authorities in the capital to discuss growth opportunities in the Indian aviation market.
A delegation from Etihad Airways, the national carrier of UAE, recently met the Indian Minister for Civil Aviation other authorities in New Delhi to discuss growth opportunities in the Indian aviation market.
The board meeting was attended by Prince Fahd bin Abdullah, assistant minister for civil aviation affairs, and Prince Sultan bin Salman, chairman of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities.
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