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Jammu & Kashmir emerging as golfers’ paradise

Jammu & Kashmir emerging as golfers’ paradise: Priya Sethi

JAMMU:  Minister of State for Education, Technical Education, Culture, Tourism, Horticulture, Floriculture and Parks, Ms Priya Sethi  said that efforts are being made to develop Jammu into an international level golf destination.  g

Addressing the delegates of ITM Jammu- India Travel Mart, India’s Leading International Travel & Tourism Exhibition at Convention Centre, Jammu, Ms. Priya Sethi said the State Government with the support of Centre would give a big push to the development of the State.

During her visit, the Minister said it was the first successful ever travel mart in Jammu.  We have arrangements made regarding the tour programme being organized to familiarize the participants with various tourists’ vistas in Jammu and the manifold services being offered under the tour packages available to general public.
Ms. Sethi said it was the dream envisioned by the former Chief Minister, Mr. Mufti Mohammad Sayeed to make Jammu and Kashmir one of the topmost tourist destinations in the world and this event is a step towards fulfilling that vision.

The Minister said that Jammu and Kashmir has a geographical advantage which when properly utilized can make J&K frequent host for the international level golf tournaments.

‘Whereas the golf courses available in Kashmir are open to people in summers, Jammu Tawi Golf Course provide year round location available to the national and international golf lovers’ the Minister added. f

Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister, Ms. Mehbooba Mufti, Deputy Chief Minister, Dr. Nirmal Singh, Minister for Cooperatives, Mr T Dorjey, Secretary Tourism Mr. Farooq Ahmad Shah, Director Tourism Ms. Sushma Chauhan, senior officers of State administration besides representatives of Tourism Departments of many states, tour and travel bodies were present in the inaugural function of the three day event.



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