Peace can fulfill economic growth, aspiration of J&K youth: LG Sinha

Srinagar: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Friday said a peaceful atmosphere in Jammu and Kashmir can fulfill the economic growth and aspiration of youth for which the society must play a vital supportive role.

“Prosperity is not possible without peace. Some people who are inimical to peace and constantly trying to destabilize the situation” the Lieutenant Governor said during a function to launch district export plans in presence of Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Anupriya S Patel at Sher-e-Kashmir International Convention Complex (SKICC) in Srinagar today.

He said prosperity is never possible in any part of the world with a peaceful atmosphere.

“Some people are inimical to peace and not happy with the development, peace, prosperity, tourism and industry they are trying to invoke security forces so that they commit a mistake to pave way for the street protests”, Lieutenant Governor said and added “It is not only the duty of the government but people should come forward and help to restore peace”.

He said the future of the people of J&K and their children lies in prosperity and development.

He said in pursuit of development objectives, society must play a vital supportive role to foil the efforts of adversaries & isolate anti-social elements.

Lieutenant Governor Sinha said “the dream of economic growth, aspirations of youth can be fulfilled only in conditions of peace”.

He said that J&K is on the path of huge development and in the years ahead the region will emerge as a model place in the country in terms of development and investment.

“Kashmir is going to host the G-20 summit in the year which will give a big boost to investments,” the LG said.

He said the region possesses several comparative advantages like climate & rich art & craft culture.

Jammu and Kashmir administration on Friday unveiled district Export Plans in presence of Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Anupriya S Patel at SKICC Srinagar with a vision to convert all 20 districts of the Union Territory into an export hub.

“We are not only aiming to take J&K export from Rs.1845 Crore to Rs.5000 Crore but we are also resolute to build a better future for our youth and a society free of inequality & unemployment. We therefore seek to make every citizen an equal partner in development journey”, LG said in a tweet. (UNI)

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