SRINAGAR, May 13: A delegation of Kashmir Hotel Association led by its President Mushtaq Chaya met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.
Chaya apprised Governor about various issues of the hotel owners in Kashmir and requested that a suitable package to bring them out of a difficult financial situation, charging electricity tariff at par with that of the industrial sector and concessions in GST.
Governor has directed Arun Kumar Mehta, Principal Secretary Finance, to give due consideration to the demands put forth by the Association.
Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami, former MLA also met Governor and brought into his notice various issues of public importance.
Khawaja Farooq Renzushah, Chairman Kashmir Society International, expressed his gratitude to Governor for renovation of Sufi Shrines in Kashmir and urged him to advise the Tourism Department to encourage pilgrimage tourism at these revered Shrines.
He requested for early completion of under construction fly-overs, railway tracks for facilitation of commuters; ban on alcohol in Kashmir, stringent punishment for the culprit who raped a child, promotion of Kashmir’s culture outside, encouraging Scouts & Guides movement and sports activities and declare Shahar- e- Khas as a Heritage city.