SRINAGAR: Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh Wednesday toured Dal Lake to get firsthand experience of the cleaning operations of the Lake undertaken by LAWDA.
He was accompanied by Minister of State for Housing &Urban Development, Asiea Naqash and MLC Surinder Ambardar. VC LAWDA, Dr Hafiz Shah, VC SDA, Commissioner SMC, and other concerned officers accompanied the Minister. On the occasion, Dr. Singh said that all stakeholders must join hands to save the prized heritage of Kashmir. He said that everyone is an equal stakeholder in keeping the Dal Lake clean and free from pollution.
Saying that Dal Lake is one of the main attractions for the tourists, Dr Singh said that clean Dal Lake will attract more tourists to Kashmir. On the occasion, Ms Naqash expressed satisfaction with the 2.8km long cleaning operation carried out in the Dal Lake and hoped that cleaning operation would continue till the lost glory of Dal Lake is restored.
Surinder Amberdar MLC said that doors are open for dialogue with youth. He said that there will be no condition for dialogue with our “own youth” as there is a sense of alienation among them due to poor reach out.