G20 To Showcase Kashmir’s Hospitality At International Platform: LG Sinha

 Srinagar, May 20 (KNS): Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Saturday said that the upcoming G-20 event in Srinagar will provide an international platform to showcase the region's age-old tradition of hospitality. 

Sinha said that this event will have a significant impact on the tourism sector and the overall economy of the union territory.
Speaking at the inauguration of the Riverfront on River Jehlum at Rajbagh, LG Manoj Sinha highlighted the remarkable development initiatives in Srinagar, stating that they are transitioning Srinagar into an international-level city, focusing on enhancing the urban experience. 
"Our forthcoming enhancements include the establishment of free Wi-Fi zones, cycle tracks, walkways, and cafes, along with plans to open a library that caters to the intellectual needs of residents and visitors. Our vision is to position Srinagar as a 'smart city' that seamlessly blends modernity with its unique water-bound landscape", he said as per Kashmir News Service (KNS). 
Addressing the significance of the G-20 event, the Lieutenant Governor expressed his satisfaction with the comprehensive preparations made by the people and the J&K administration.
 "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" , he said. 
Expressing his gratitude, Sinha thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for selecting Jammu and Kashmir as the host for this prestigious event.
Notably, this marks the first time the G-20 summit is being held in Kashmir under India's presidency. With the international spotlight focused on Srinagar, the event is expected to showcase the region's rich cultural heritage, stunning landscapes, and renowned hospitality, thereby boosting tourism and paving the way for a stronger and more prosperous economy.(KNS).

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