Advisor to the Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, met the Director General, Union Ministry of Tourism, Satyajit Rajan, in New Delhi on Saturday and discussed various measures for the promotion of tourism in J&K.
The meeting was also attended by Principal Resident Commissioner, J&K, Dheeraj Gupta.
According to an official spokesperson, during the meeting, the DG assured the Advisor that the Union ministry of tourism will provide all necessary support to the J&K tourism department for development of tourist-related infrastructure and promotion of tourist arrivals. He suggested that the state government, apart from working on the promotion of tourist arrivals from other parts of the country, should also focus on improving footfall of foreign tourists, particularly from the Southeast Asian nations.
He added that the union ministry will also assist the state government in this endeavour.
The advisor thanked the DG for his positive response to various suggestions which were made during the meeting for implementation of projects under PMDP for the tourism sector in J&K and also for the promotion of tourism and tourist arrivals.