JKTDC or­ga­nizes food fes­ti­val

The Northlines - - KASHMIR - NL COR­RE­SPON­DENT

Jammu and Kash­mir Tourism De­vel­op­ment Cor­po­ra­tion (JKTDC) is or­ga­niz­ing three day tra­di­tional Kash­mir food and cul­tural fes­ti­val in Pa­hal­gam from Thurs­day. "We are or­gan­is­ing food and cul­tural fes­ti­val to at­tract tourists as well as lo­cals to Pa­hal­gam. Be­sides tra­di­tional Kash­miri food, we will also pro­mote lo­cal arts and crafts of Pa­hal­gam," said JKTDC VC Rafi Ah­mad Mir. JKTDC has tied up with ho­tel and res­tau­rant as­so­ci­a­tion Pa­hal­gam to make the pro­gram suc­cess­ful. "We will be set­ting up ex­clu­sive stall for dif­fer­ent va­ri­eties of trout in Pa­hal­gam," he said. He said a cul­tural evening will also be or­ga­nized in which noted singer Rashid Je­hangir and lo­cal artists will show­case their tal­ent. "Spe­cial ar­range­ments have been made for fam­i­lies who can avail spe­cial dis­counts dur­ing their stay at JKTDC ac­com­mo­da­tions in Pa­hal­gam dur­ing the fes­ti­val," he said. present on the oc­ca­sion were MD JKTDC Sarmed Hafiez, GM JKTDC Shab­num Kamili, di­rec­tor tourism, of­fi­cers from dif­fer­ent DEPTTS, mem­bers of ho­tel and res­tau­rant as­so­ci­a­tions and peo­ple from me­dia. (KNS)

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