Srinagar,Farooq Khan, the newly appointed Advisor to Governor Jammu and Kashmir, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan in Srinagar on Tuesday.Governor and Khan discussed wide-ranging issues relating to the developmental scenario and security situation in the State.
Governor congratulated Khan for his new appointment and wished him a successful tenure ahead.
Dineshwar Sharma, Union Special Representative for Dialogue in J&K, also met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan.Sharma apprised Governor about his consultations with a cross-section of society in the State and emphasised the need for taking into account aspirations of youth and students across the State.
They also discussed about the ongoing Amarnath Yatra.
Navin Kumar Choudhary, Principal Secretary Industries and Commerce, also met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan.Choudhary briefed Governor about important initiatives taken in regard to industrial promotion, enhancing the entrepreneurial environment and advancing the growth of cottage and village industries and the handicrafts and the handloom sector in the State.
Choudhary who has recently been given the responsibility of the Tourism Department briefed Governor about the overall status of tourism infrastructure in the State, tourist arrivals, and tourism promotion activities to be taken up in near future for promoting J&K as an attractive tourism destination throughout the country and abroad.
Governor advised Choudhary to consider the development of more tourist spots as there are many unexplored places in the State which have the potential of becoming world-class tourist destinations. He stressed balanced industrial development of the State through sustainable utilization of all available natural resources in the State.