US Minister Counselor and First Secretary call on Mayor Srinagar
Discuss opportunities and prospects for US investment in Srinagar
Post by RK News on Wednesday, August 23, 2023
Srinagar, Aug 22: The US Minister Counselor for Political Affairs Graham D. Mayer, First Secretary Political Affairs Gary B. Applegarth and Political Specialist Abhiram Ghadyalpatil called on the Mayor of Srinagar, Junaid Azim Mattu at his official residence on Tuesday.
The US high-level delegation discussed various pertinent issues with the Mayor including Srinagar’s infrastructural and urban revival and transformation.
Mayor of Srinagar briefed the delegation about the significant growth in the tourism sector over the past few years marked by a high tourist inflow which the Mayor said had a remarkable and transformational impact on the local economy.
Furthermore, comprehensive deliberations on investment opportunities in the field of education, healthcare, infrastructure, industry and tourism also took place and Mayor Srinagar sought the cooperation of the delegation in ensuring a new era of financial, technological and cultural initiatives and exchanges takes place between the US and the city of Srinagar.
Besides this the Mayor also discussed prospects for future student exchange programs between educational institutions of the US and Srinagar to encourage community interactions, knowledge sharing and cultural understanding.
This the Mayor said would also provide an impetus to employment creation and job growth.
The Mayor, while highlighting sustained atmosphere of peace and good governance in J&K over the past few years also sought the faith and efforts of the delegation in the removal of adverse travel advisories by some countries with regard to Jammu and Kashmir.
President Anjuman Sharie Shian condoles demise of Ali Mohammad Makhdoomi
Srinagar, Aug 22: Noted religious cleric and President Anjuman Sharie Shian, Aga Syed Hassan Al-Mousvi has condoled the demise of famous religious personality and Imam of Makhdoom Sahib shrine Ali Mohammad Makhdoomi.
In his condolence message Aga Hassan said with the death of Makhdoomi Kashmir has lost a towering personality. He was a pious soul and religious scholar whose guidance has left an indelible mark on countless lives. His teachings and spiritual wisdom have been a source of inspiration and solace for many.”
Agha saib prayed for peace to the departed soul and conveyed sympathy to the bereaved family.