Parks, Gardens To Reopen From Today in Kashmir; Tourism Soon

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Srinagar- The Jammu and Kashmir administration has announced that all the parks and gardens in the union territory will be thrown open to the public from Wednesday.

Advisor to the J-K Lieutenant Governor, Baseer Ahmad Khan made the announcement on Tuesday, an official spokesperson said.

Khan, however, stressed that all the people should strictly observe the protocols and medical advice related to the COVID-19 pandemic

He requested the people to wear face masks, use hand sanitisers and maintain social distancing norms both inside and outside these places.

Khan also directed the authorities to penalise those found violating the precautionary measures.

Officials informed Khan that there will be thermal screening of people at the entry gates of gardens and parks.

He requested the people to wear face masks, use hand sanitisers and maintain social distancing norms both inside and outside these places.

Khan also directed the authorities to penalise those found violating the precautionary measures.

Officials informed Khan that there will be thermal screening of people at the entry gates of gardens and parks.

They also told the advisor that hand sanitisers would be made available for the use of visitors in the park and gardens.

 

Kashmir to Open for Tourism Soon, Detailed Guidelines to Follow

Meanwhile the Jammu and Kashmir government Tuesday hinted at reopening Kashmir for tourists soon.

Officials said that the tourism activities will resume here soon, which will be almost after four-months of coronavirus lockdown. Earlier also tourist flow had come to a halt after August 5 last year when New Delhi abrogated statehood of Kashmir and abrogated its special status.

Government will issue detailed guidelines and standard operating procedure (SoP) shortly, said Principal Secretary Planning of J&K Rohit Kansal in a tweet. “The Lieutenant Governor Girish Chandra Murmu issued the directions in a high-level meeting in Srinagar today,” he said.

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