Sarmad Hafeez visits Sonamarg, reviews yatra arrangements
Interacts with local service providers, appreciates their cooperation
SONAMARG, JUNE 28: Secretary, Tourism, Sarmad Hafeez today visited here and reviewed the arrangements put in place by the Government Departments and service providers for the smooth conduct of Shri Amarnathji Yatra-22.
The Tourism Secretary went up to Baltal, Domel and beyond to have an on spot inspection of shelter sheds, welcome boards and other facilities being put up by the Tourism Department for the facilitation and convenience of the yatries.
During the visit, Sarmad Hafeez had an extensive interaction with the local service providers who assured all support in the conduct of the ensuing yatra.
Appreciating the gesture of the service providers, the Tourism Secretary said this is ingrained in the ethos of the local people who have been welcoming tourists and yatries with open arms for long times.
Later, Sarmad Hafeez held a review meeting with representatives of various departments and agencies.
During the meeting, the Tourism Secretary impressed upon all Departments to work in synergy for the successful conduct of the yatra and complete all balance works by doubling the efforts.
Director, Tourism, Kashmir, Dr. G N Itoo; Chief Executive Officer, SDA, Mushtaq Ahmad; and several other officers accompanied the Tourism Secretary during his visit.