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The Andhra Pradesh Tourism Authority (APTA) is all set to host the three-day Air Show 2018 from November 23 at Berm Park.
The Chief Minister, applauding the efforts of the drivers and their teams, said that the objective to organise F1H2O event here was to bring Amaravati on to the global map.
Team Amaravati’s Jonas Andersson qualified for the final race by finishing fifth on the second day of Amaravati F1H2O Power Boat Racing Championship on Saturday.
The fifth round of Grand Prix F1H2O Power Boat Racing World Championship was inaugurated by Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu at Amaravati on Friday.
The National Disaster Response Force and State Disaster Response Force have been coordinating with the tourism department to take all the precautions necessary.
Addressing a press conference at his chamber here, Rao said that as per the directions of Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, the department will provide ‘invisible policing’.
Nine teams with 19 boats will take part in this event and each boat will run on a maximum speed of 250 km per hour.
All nine teams taking part in the upcoming F1H2O Boat Racing Championship paraded their speed boats, mounted on trailer trucks, on the roads of Vijayawada on Thursday.
He also sought cooperation of the public in organising the programme successfully as such events would bring international fame to the State.
Several other celebrities have been invited for the event but they have not yet confirmed their attendance, he added.
In an interview with TNIE, the 44-year-old racer, who hails from Orebro County in Sweden said that the boats can run at 220 to 230 km per hour.
According to Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, if such international events are organised in city, the new capital is bound to get acknowledged internationally
F1 race director Charlie Whiting told reporters earlier this month that he had visited the site in Hanoi and was confident the circuit would be ready in time for the 2020 season.
Having already been confirmed European F3 champion on Saturday, Schumacher finished the last race of 2018 behind his Prema team mate Robert Shwartzman for his 14th podium place in the 30-race season
Lockheed Martin has said its broader proposed F-16 partnership with India to produce F-16s exclusively in India for its Air Force and export customers stands firm.