Govt to set up ‘quick response mechanism’ for tourists: Wani
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Mar 17: Minister of State for Home and Tourism, Nasir Aslam Wani today said the government will devise a ‘Quick Response Mechanism’ to facilitate upcoming tourists in the state.
Chairing a high-level meeting at SKICC today to discuss issues related to the upcoming tourist season in the State, the minister said a “Quick Response Mechanism will be put in place this year so that tourists are facilitated once they land in the State.”
IG, Kashmir, S. M. Sahai, DC, Srinagar, Baseer Khan, DIG, Traffic, Kashmir, Vice Chairman, LAWDA, Irfan Yasin, Director Tourism, Kashmir, Farooq Shah, Commissioner SMC, G N Qasba, Chief Engineers of PHE, PDD and R&B, SSPs Srinagar, SBK, Security, Traffic and Airport, CEOs of Gulmarg, Pahalgam and Sonamarg Development Authorities and various private stakeholders including KCCI, TAAI, TAASK and Houseboat Owners Association attended the meeting.
The Minister welcomed the “decision of the Valley-based tour and travel operators to come under one roof for promotion of tourism in the State.” Wani said the Government will wholeheartedly support the initiatives for promotion of tourism in the State.
The Minister said that Tourism Department will coordinate with airline carriers to shorten stay of foreign visitors after arrival at the airport. “The Tourism Department will provide forms through airlines so that overseas travelers spend lesser time at the airport,” Nasir said.
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