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Answer to unemployment is in tourism development: Omar

‘Showcase God-gifted places of natural beauty, scenic splendour’ Laying stress on the upgradation of infrastructure at all the tourist resorts of the State, Chief Minister, Mr. Omar Abdullah Friday said that God has bestowed His blessings upon Jammu and Kashmir by granting unbeatable places of natural beauty and enchanting scenic splendour. “We have to properly showcase the chaste tourist places and upgrade the infrastructure to encourage large scale tourist inflow from all across the world throughout the year”, he added. Mr. Abdullah was reviewing the activities and achievements registered by the Gulmarg and Wullar-Mansbal Development Authorities at a high level meeting here. Mr. Omar asked the officers to endeavour for restoring the State’s position as choicest tourist destination and said that this is the sector where lies the answer to the problem of unemployment. He said Tourism Development Authorities have a pivotal role to play in this direction and make the sector vibrant and rem…