Italian envoy shows keen interest in JK tourism initiatives

Calls On JK Tourism Minister


Srinagar, Sep 7: Ambassador of Italy in India, Daniele Mancini today called on Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Minister, Ghulam Ahmad Mir at Royal Golf Course here and discussed various matters of mutual interest with him.
 The matters pertaining to tourism development initiatives put in place by the State government to rope in high-end tourists from across the globe came up for discussion in the meeting, an official statement said.
 The Minister apprised the visiting envoy about huge tourist potential of Jammu and Kashmir and its diversity in three different regions of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh,
 “The issues relating to general development of the state and welfare of people also came up during the meeting,
 The rich tourist potential of Jammu and Kashmir particularly the scenic splendour of the Valley was also discussed in the meeting.
 The Italian Envoy showed keen interest for the initiatives taken by Jammu and Kashmir government for promotion of tourism in the State.
 He said that Kashmir is well known in Italy and people from that country would definitely love to visit the place.
 He said that the improvement in the ground situation will positively affect tourism sector in Kashmir.
 The envoy accompanied by Tourism Minister also made a round of Royal Golf course.
 He praised the beauty of the course and appreciated the efforts of the J&K government for development and maintenances of series of golf courses in the State.
 On the occasion, the Ambassador was briefed by the concerned officers about the fame and historical background of Royal Golf Course situated on the foot hills of Zabarwon and Dal Lake.
 The Minister presented Kashmiri ‘Samawar’ to the Ambassador as token of love.
 Managing Director, JKTDC, Shamim Ahmed Wani, Managing Director Cable Car Corporation, Tufail Matoo and Secretary Royal Golf Course, Galib Mohi-ud-Din was present on the occasion.

Lastupdate on : Sat, 7 Sep 2013 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sat, 7 Sep 2013 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Sun, 8 Sep 2013 00:00:00 IST

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