CCIK concerned over frequent fire incident of houseboats, demands fire tenders for Dal, Nigeen lakes

Srinagar, Jan 05 (KNS): Associated Chamber of Commerce and Industry Kashmir (CCIK) has expressed serious concern over the frequent fire incidents of the houseboats in Dal and Nigeen Lake.

While expressing solidarity with the affected owners, CCIK President Tariq Rashid Ghani said frequent fire incidents of the houseboats is a matter of great concern and government needs to step in to save this heritage tourism product.

Ghani said government should set up several fire fighting tenders at both the lakes to prevent such incidents in the future.

CCIK also demanded immediate compensation for the affected owners and also appealed to concerned authorities to provide permission to the owners for its construction. (KNS)

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