KARGIL, Dec 30: Chairman Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) Kargil Feroz Ahmed Khan arrived in Pune on a three-day visit to promote Kargil as tourist destination.
Khan is leading a team comprising of Executive Councilor (Works), Syed Abass Razvi, Vice President MC Kargil, Gulzar Hussain, Chief Planning Officer Kargil, Abdul Hadi, President AKTTA Muhammad Ali, Executive Magistrate, Muhammad Hassan, General Secretary Kargil Olympics Association Syed Mehraj-ud-din Shah, and Founder Roots Ladakh Muzammil Hussain.
On their arrival, the team was welcomed with traditional Marathi scarves and bouquets at the Deccan Gymkhana Pune by Founder Sarhad Organization Sanjay Nahar, President Swanand Foundation Sanjeev Shah, President Arham Foundation Sailaish Pagariya, President Sikh Janseva Sangh Pune Sant Singh Mokha and Secretary Mahavir Jain Viidyala and Producer Swatantra Theater Yuvraj Shah.
On the first day, of the visit, the CEC Khan and team visited the National Film Archives of India situated at Pune and interacted with the Director NFAI Prakash Magdum.
Later in another event, the team interacted with the media fraternity of Pune at the Press Club of Pune. A large number of media persons took part in the event.
Speaking on the occasion, CEC Khan pitched for stringer relations between the two cities especially in the sectors of education, tourism and skill enhancement.
He assured that the LAHDC Kargil shall make all efforts to organize the Kargil International Marathon 2022 as a grand event in September 2022.
During the occasion, President Pune Shramik Patrakar Sangh Mangesh Kolapkar welcomed the team to Pune and assured that the local media will play its role in strengthening the bonds between the two cities.
CEC Khan and the team later made visited the campus of Sarhad College of Arts, Commerce and Science and Sarhad School Pune where they were informed that over 6000 students were on roll in the two institutes being run under the aegis of the organization.
They were also informed that over 40 students from Kargil district are also undergoing their higher and school education in these institutions.
Similarly, in a late evening event, the team interacted with travel and tour operators’ fraternity of Pune wherein President Travel Agents Association Pune Dr. Viwshwas Kelkar welcomed the team at the Mahavir Jain Vidyala Premises.
During the event, Founder Roots Ladakh Muzammil Hussain gave a detailed presentation about the scope of Tourism in Kargil.