Omar for conservation of heritage sites
Srinagar, Oct 17: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday asked the officials to develop holistic approach to preserve heritage sites in the Valley.
Taking stock of the conservation programme of Samba Fort at a meeting here, the Chief Minister said that places of heritage have greater historic value and these speak in detail about different aspects of a civilization.
Omar said JK possesses rich heritage and remarkable archaeological and architectural characteristics. “This special phenomenon of the State needs focused attention”, he said.
The Consultant of Department of Cultural and Tourism, K A Qadri in a Power Point presentation explained various works being undertaken at Samba Fort for its restoration and conservation.
The meeting was attended by Minister for Tourism and Culture, Nawang Rigzin Jora, Minister of State for Tourism, Nasir Aslam Wani, Chief Minister advisors, Mubarak Gul and Devender Singh Rana, Commissioner Secretary Tourism, Atal Dullo and various other senior officers.
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