Srinagar: A twenty member European envoy delegation is arriving in Srinagar on two-day visit of J&K on February 17.
According to sources, the delegation will visit J&K to access the situation after the conduct of first peaceful election -District Development Council (DDC) in last thirty years.
The sources said the delegation will arrive in Srinagar on February 17 to interact with newly elected DDC members, representatives of political parties, trade leaders, social activists and journalists.
On February 18, they will leave for Jammu to interact with DDC members, political parties and social activities about the prevailing situation in J&K.
According to the sources, the tour is being organised by the External Affairs Ministry to project the recently concluded DDC elections in J&K as grassroot level empowerment of local population.
Earlier, in October 2019, about 2e Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) visited J&K to assess the ground situation after scrapping of J&K’s special status and recorded the feedback from the Army, local officials and various delegations of trade, tourism, civil society. (KNS)