TASK for postponing municipal polls to year end
Srinagar, Apr 22: Travel Agents Society of Kashmir (TASK) has urged the state government to postpone the municipal elections to this year end.
In a statement here today the TASK said that holding elections during the tourist season “will have adverse impact on the entire trade and commerce in the Valley.”
“If the elections are held during May to September as has been indicated by the government, it will have serious ramifications for the tourism industry,” TASK spokesperson in the statement said.
On rising airfares, TASK said the government should initiate steps to control the airfares as a result of which many booking are being cancelled.
“Travel agents outside the state are telling us that travel package for foreign countries are cheaper than that of Kashmir,” he added.
Meanwhile, the TASK has hailed Minister of State for Tourism, Nasir Aslam Wani and Director Tourism, Farooq Ahmad Shah for organizing heritage week.
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Lastupdate on : Sun, 22 Apr 2012 18:30:00 GMT
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