Recreational park at Lolab set to open in 2013

SHAHID RAFIQ

Kupwara, Dec 25: Lolab Valley in this frontier district is all set to get its first recreational park by the beginning of April 2013.
 “The park being developed by Lolab-Bungus-Drangyari Development Authority is spread on around 15 Kanal of sprawling land and would be having all recreational facilities besides spectacular view of wild flora and fauna of Lolab. Thick Deodar trees cover the park and a large gate is being which would serve as entry or Gateway to Lolab,” said an official.
 “Due to low temperature concreting and turf development work has been stopped temporarily and will commence in February 2013. By March 2013 the park would be ready in all aspects and handed over to people” said Muhammad Yaseen Lone, CEO Lolab Bungus Drangyari Development Authority.
 “Now the violence here is down. People especially youth and children want to relax. This park would serve as a spectacular place amid its serene atmosphere, as it is bestowed with picturesque pasture land and lush forests of Deodar and Kail,” said Abdul Majeed a local.
 Thankfully, the waning of violence the Lolab Valley in north Kashmir, popularly known as the land of love and beauty, is once again in the limelight, and is a sought-after destination for travelers and was formally opened for tourism related activities  by the government on September 30, this year.

Lastupdate on : Tue, 25 Dec 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Tue, 25 Dec 2012 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Wed, 26 Dec 2012 00:00:00 IST




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