Jammu & Kashmir still goes with a negative impression and it should have to change and people should be aware about preserving nature to regain the glorious image Kashmir in the map of Indian tourism Industry said Mr.Tassaduq Hussain Mufti Minister for Tourism ,Kashmir while addressing media at 64th Travel Agents Association of India.(TAAI) ) convention at Srinagar.
“We have been polluting our rivers and lakes. This trend has to be reversed immediately so that environmental awareness keeps pace with the development of the tourism industry in Kashmir,” Hussain said.
“It is great to have TAAI delegates here. They organize things very efficiently. I hope we do well with them this year,” Jammu and Kashmir needed TAAI more than they “they need us”. he added
According to the minister Tourism should prosper everywhere Irrespective of borders. He emphasized the need of safe feeling about Kashmir for tourists and locals for the growth of Tourism in the state.
In his Inaugural speech Tassaduq Mufti reflected his interest in nature, ecology ,environment and preservation of cultural heritage of Kashmir. His passion towards the nature is the reason which might have earned him the seat of the Tourism and Culture Minister. The TAAI convention is held at the famous, impressive and outstanding venue-Sher-i-Kashmir International Convention Centre (SKICC) in Srinagar. Around 500 leading travel agents from across India are expected to participate in the 64th annual TAAI convention.