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JK to reopen tourism soon, says Govt spokesperson

Srinagar: Authorities on Tuesday said that government has decided to reopen tourism in Jammu and Kashmir soon. However, the exact date of the reopening was not mentioned.

Jammu and Kashmir government’s spokesperson and principal secretary Rohit Kansal said that government is issuing guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures shortly. He said that lieutenant governor G C Murmu chaired the meeting and has issued directors in this regard.

“J&K to reopen for tourism soon. Govt to issue detailed guidelines and SoP shortly: LG issues directions in  high level meeting in Srinagar today,” Kansal tweeted.

Pertinently, Jammu and Kashmir has witnessed the lowest footfall of tourists from August, 2019, after the scrapping of Article 370, followed by Coronavirus outbreak in March 2020.

 

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