SRINAGAR: Speaker, Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly, Mr. Mohammad Akbar Lone Saturday said that valley of Kashmir has always been a place of attraction for the people of the country as well as abroad. Calling Kashmir a paradise on earth, Mr. Lone said that the backbone of the economy of the state is either tourism or horticulture and special attention needs to be paid towards these vital sectors.
The Speaker was addressing an impressive function at SKICC, Srinagar today after inaugurating first ever E-Travel Portal of J&K State launched by Travel Junction 24×7.
Lauding the organizers of the function for launching E-Travel Portal for facilitating the tourists to visit the state, Mr. Lone said such steps would definitely make tourism a successful venture for all stake holders as well as the groups visiting the state for enjoying the scenic beauty as well as hospitality for which the state is famous.
Stressing upon tourism operators to work with honesty and dedication, the Speaker quoted the important saying Honesty is the best policy and hoped that every visiting person will be treated with care and enthusiasm by the people connected with tourism sector particularly.
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