Kashmir to put age-old hospitality on display at G-20 to boost tourism, economy: LG Sinha

Kashmir Hospitality on display at G-20. Photo for representation only Courtesy: India mart
Kashmir Hospitality on display at G-20

Srinagar is being developed on an level, with Wi-Fi Zones, Cycle tracks, walkways, set up; a Library will also come up in the city soon

May 20: Kashmir's Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha Saturday said that the G-20 event commencing on May 22 in Srinagar will put Kashmir's age-old hospitality on display at international platforms and the event will help give a big boost to and UT's .

Talking to reporters after inaugurating the Riverfront on River Jehlum at Rajbagh, the LG said that six-kilometre Riverfront has been completed and more is in the offing. “Srinagar is being developed on an international level. Free Wi-Fi Zones, Cycle tracks, walkways and cafes will come up shortly as a Library will also be opened in the city soon,” he said, adding that Srinagar city which is surrounded by water bodies will be a “smart city” by all means soon.

About the G-20 event, he said people and the J&K administration have finalized all arrangements for the upcoming event commencing on May 22. “The event will help put the age-old hospitality of Kashmir on display at the international platform. The event will send a message across the globe about Kashmir's beauty and hospitality which ultimately will result in more tourist arrivals. We are hopeful that the successful G-20 event will help give a big push to  J&K's economy,” the LG said.

The LG thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for choosing J&K for the grand event. Pertinently, the G-20 summit is being held in Kashmir for the first time under India's presidency.