Coronavirus threat looms large over JK Global Investors summit

Coronavirus threat looms large over JK Global Investors summit

No decision yet: MD SIDCO

Ishtiyaq Ahmad

Srinagar, Apr 22: Though the LG Girish Chandra Murmu led administration was hopeful of successfully conducting a full-fledged Global Investors Summit in Jammu and Kashmir in the last week of May this year, but the coronavirus outbreak has make it difficult for government to conduct the first ever summit in the Union Territory.“We were looking for this major event in the last week of May. But due to the coronavirus outbreak we have not decided on it yet,” MD JKTPO, SIDCO, Ravinder Kumar said over phone from Jammu.He said that government was still exploring all options to make the event successful in the Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. “We are in touch with the government and the investors. Once the decision will be taken, you will be accordingly informed,” he said.Jammu and Kashmir Trade Promotion Organization (JKTPO) is the nodal agency for conducting the summit.The summit, which was earlier scheduled in October last year, could not also take place due to uncertain situation on the ground. (KINS):