Travel, trade bodies welcome Shah’s posting

Srinagar: Tour & Hospitality bodies have welcomed Mehmood Shah on taking over as incharge director Tourism in Kashmir.
In a joint statement issued by Nasir Shah, Coordinator of KHARA, KHAROF, PHAROA, TAAK, JKTA, AKTO, UTAA, DTOAK, ATOAK and the State Chapters of TAAI, IATO & ADTOI appreciated the government decision “for putting the right person at the right job since Mehmood has earlier been connected with tourism, besides being actively involved with the Peaks & lakes of Kashmir.”
The Coordinator said that secretary Tourism, Farooq Shah has done & continues to do the exemplary job in the tourism in the past & present and “Mehmood has to keep pace with Shah for development & promotion of tourism to Valley & Ladakh.”