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J&K minister gets peace award by tourism body in London

PTI  Jammu, November 07, 2013
First Published: 15:46 IST(7/11/2013) | Last Updated: 15:47 IST(7/11/2013)

Jammu and Kashmir Tourism minister Ghulam Ahmed Mir has been honoured in London for promoting peace through tourism.

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The award was given by Wold Travel Market Association (WTMA) to Mir for his appointment as peace ambassador of South Asia of International Institute of Peace through Tourism (IIPT) at a function in London yesterday, a statement said.

The travel event was attended by Secretary General UNWTO Dr Taleb Rifai, Martin Craig, President of Pacific Asia Travel Association and other dignitaries.

The Tourism minister was representing a delegation from the state in the 4-day travel event which saw the participation of 5,000 exhibitors from around the world.


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