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Jora Welcomes Malik’s Statement On Tourism
Srinagar, May 11: Hailing the statement of JKLF chief Muhammad Yasin Malik about safeguarding the tourism industry in the Kashmir valley, Minister for Tourism and Culture, Nawang Rigzin Jora Wednesday said promoting tourism is the best guarantee for the state’s prosperity.
“Yasin Malik has rightly said that Kashmir has a rich tradition and culture of hospitality and that the Valley is a perfect and ideal place for travelers to enjoy their holidays”, Jora said in a statement issued here Wednesday.
Jora appreciated the remarks of Malik in which, according to the statement, the latter had said that “we can assure each and every guest of ours that we will do everything to safeguard them”.
Jora said government is endeavoring to clear all the misconceptions about the security scenario in the state adding that J&K is as safe for tourists as any other part of the country or world. He said infrastructure is being upgraded to the international standard in a phased manner to meet the requirements of the varied classes of tourists.
The Tourism Minister hoped that improvement in security scenario in the state particularly in the Valley would give big boost to tourism industry which is expected to witness a boom this season. He said government has launched massive tourism promotion campaign not only in the state but also in the country and worldwide. He said these efforts are bound to yield good results with the cooperation of all stakeholders.
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