Mehbooba hopes J&K opens up as an international trading destination

SRINAGAR: Expressing the hope that Jammu & Kashmir opens up to the world as an international trading destination through land routes, realizing its geopolitical situation, as part of a peaceful region, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said the Government is with the artisans who give blood and soul to the craft.

Addressing a function on the inauguration of 7th International Buyer-Seller meet here on Saturday, the Chief Minister said the State has been the recipient of major cultural, social and economic influences from the areas of Silk route from the past seven centuries. She said these influences, once used contextually, would help in making the State a hub of economic activity in the region. (AGENCIES)