Amritsar, 19 February 2013 (Bharat Sandesh Bureau):– Amritsar Vikas Manch in a press release warmly welcomed the British Prime Minister David Cameron for his visit to the holy city of Amritsar. The Manch Patron Dr. Charanjit Singh Gumtala and Senior Vice President Engineer Daljit Singh Kohli in a press release have strongly appealed to the British Prime Minister, S. Parkash Singh Badal, S. Sukbir Singh Badal, S. Avtar Singh Makkar President SGPC to press upon the British Airways to start Amritsar – London and Amritsar – Birmingham direct flights for the convenience of more than half million Punjabi’s settled in U.K. The Manch leaders have said that it will be the real tribute to the holy city if direct flights of British Airways / Virgin Atlantic between Amritsar – London – Birmingham are started at the earliest. The City Council of Birmingham have even passed a resolution for the introduction of direct Amritsar – Birmingham flights. The Jet Airway’s Amritsar – London and Air India’s Amritsar- London – Toronto direct flights registered over whelming response from the NRI Punjabi’s. Amritsar Airport is now one of the best Airports in India with a state of the art terminal building and other facilities of International standard and is at par with Delhi Airport. The Manch Appealed to S. Parkash Singh Badal, S. Sukhbir Singh Badal Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister of Punjab and S. Avtar Singh Makkar S.G.P.C President to convey personally and strongly to the British Prime Minister that all the Punjabi’s settled in U.K are waiting anxiously for the introduction of direct Amritsar – London – Birmingham Air Link by British Airways, so that they can visit and pay homage to their holiest of the holy shrine Sri Harmandir Sahib.