Promoting tourism to give boost to Kashmir’s economy, provide employment to youth: Dir Tourism

Promoting tourism to give boost to Kashmir’s economy, provide employment to youth: Dir Tourism

*Says celebrating all seasons to woo tourists to visit Valley, tourist footfall has increased since last year*

Naveed-Ul-Haq

Srinagar, Mar 19 (KNO): The government on Saturday said that the tourism is being promoted at highest level to give a boost to Kashmir’s economy and also provide employment to the local youth.

Talking to the media persons, Director Tourism, G N Itoo, as per the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) said that the department has started promoting all the seasons in Kashmir and it is for the first time that spring season is being promoted here.

“After making efforts on the ground, Kashmir has recorded increase in the footfall of tourists here from last year,” he said, adding that the efforts are on to make tourists knowledgeable that every season is special in Kashmir.

He added that the department will celebrate all the seasons to woo the tourists and ensure further increase to the footfall.

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“We are on the path to promote the tourism sector in Kashmir, which will help to boost the economy here and also provide employment to the local youth,” he said—(KNO)