Wular Lake to be promoted as Kashmir’s premier tourism destination: Secy Tourism

Bandipora: Secretary Tourism Dr Syed Abid Rasheed Shah Tuesday assured that Wular Lake, the second-largest freshwater lake in Asia, will be promoted as the premier tourism destination of Kashmir.

Talking to media persons after chairing a public Darbar at Sumbal-Sonwari in northern district of Bandipora, Shah, as per a local news gathering agency, emphasized that Wular Lake is poised to become a significant tourism destination, with the government contemplating various events.

He assured the people of Bandipora that multiple initiatives will be implemented at Wular Lake to preserve its importance and tourism potential. He added that enhancing tourism at Wular will also contribute to the economic prosperity of the local population.

“In rural tourism, particular emphasis will be placed on Homestays and other tourism-related activities, catering specifically to Bandipora district, given its immense potential for tourism and rich cultural heritage,” he added. (KNO)

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