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Union Minister G. Kishan Reddy wraps up his two day visit to Kashmir

Union Minister for Tourism, Culture & DONER, G. Kishan Reddy wrapped up his two day visit to Kashmir today.

During his visit, the union Minister kick started several developmental projects including a 10 bedroom tourist complex at Verinag in Anantnag district, Apple resort at Ladoora Rafiabad, wayside amenities at Awantipora among others.

In his interactions with stakeholders drawn from various segments of the tourism industry, including hoteliers, travel agents and Houseboat owners.

G Kishan Reddy reaffirmed the commitment of the Central Government for the promotion of tourism and culture in Kashmir. He said that the Central Government will do everything in its domain to brand Jammu & Kashmir as an international tourist destination.

He appreciated the the J&K administration and the Tourism Department for their efforts during COVID-19 pandemic.

He said J&K is progressing and moving in the right direction and the Union Government is supporting the UT in every respect to take the region to uniform prosperity with the rest of India.

Mr. Reddy pledged all support to the J & K Government to bring Mughal Gardens on the UNESCO Heritage map so that these places get international recognition and help in increasing foreign tourist footfall. He said Centre would take every measure required to make Jammu & Kashmir the number one tourist destination in the country.

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