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JammuSecy Tourism assesses Gharana Wetland, Suchetgarh Border potential

Secy Tourism assesses Gharana Wetland, Suchetgarh Border potential


Tawi, Oct 06: Secretary , Dr Syed Abid Rasheed Shah, Friday visited Gharana Wetland and Suchetgarh Border to take stock of development works being executed in these tourist destinations.

The visit was a part of ongoing efforts of the government towards enhancing the eco and border tourism circuit under the ‘Development of Border Tourism' initiative.

Secretary was accompanied by Special Secretary Tourism, Amarjeet Singh, DIG BSF, Chattar Pal, Special Secretary , Trishla Kundal, Deputy Director Tourism (Admin), Dr. Umesh Shan,T Sonam, Commandant BSF Jammu sector and several other officers and prominent locals.

During this extensive tour, Secretary assessed the status of various development projects aimed at transforming Gharana Wetland and Suchetgarh area into major border tourism destinations in Jammu. These projects included construction of paved pathways to the complex, creation of scenic viewpoints besides installation of focus lights, high mast light and solar lights.

Dr. Syed emphasized the importance of active public participation, particularly the youth, in effective development of such splendid tourist spots. “Gharana and Suchetgarh have immense historic significance and tourism potential in the region. It is our earnest endeavour to accelerate development efforts in these areas with a sustainable perspective, tapping into their vast potential, he maintained”.

During the interaction, he directed for installation of 's tallest flag and creation of a pond at the Octroi post to enhance the region's allure.

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