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Measures taken to upgrade infrastructure for tourism: Minister

The minister for tourism Ghulam Ahmad Mir on Friday said that government has initiated various steps for providing the best possible services to the tourists visiting the state by developing tourism infrastructure at the tourist destinations of the state.

india Updated: May 23, 2014 20:58 IST
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The minister for tourism Ghulam Ahmad Mir on Friday said that government has initiated various steps for providing the best possible services to the tourists visiting the state by developing tourism infrastructure at the tourist destinations of the state.

"The tourism-related service providers to extend better services to the tourists visiting the state making their stay comfortable and enjoyable," said Mir.

Addressing a meeting convened to review the functioning of Gulmarg Development Authority (GDA), he said, "The result of measures taken for creation and up-gradation of tourism infrastructure have increased the influx of tourists in the state."

He also said that tourism being the mainstay of state's economy needs to be promoted both nationally and internationally adding that this would go a long way in providing employment opportunities to youths in the state.

Threadbare discussion was held on various issues, including the developmental activities being carried out under the jurisdiction of GDA, soft-loan policy for hoteliers and guest house owners.