SRINAGAR: The “Kashmir Kanyakumari Foundation” Mumbai, held its Business Leadership Summit wherein Chairman PHDCCI Kashmir, Mushtaq Ahmed Chaya was awarded with the “Business Leadership Award” for J&K. Chaya was felicitated for his transformative role in developing his business and progressing and leading the Business Community of J&K. The award was conferred by Prince Alexander and Mubarak Gul, Former Speaker J&K legislative Assembly.
Mubarak Gul in his address at the summit said that, “I will take this opportunity and platform to promote Kashmir as a safe tourist destination. Kashmir is already in the hearts and minds of the travellers. They crave to visit J&K especially Kashmir which is truly a paradise on Earth. However, we suffer from wrong perception that Kashmir is not safe for tourists, which hinders our growth. It is high time for all tourism stakeholders and travel agencies to advertise J&K more, nationally and internationally. All our compatriots should learn more about J&K, and then explore it”, a statement issued here read.
Upon felicitating, Mushtaq Chaya said that, “I am deeply honoured to receive this prestigious award. This recognition belongs to every person of my state who has worked relentlessly in building a globally admired brand of ’Mushtaq group of Hotels and Resorts’. This is just the beginning and we look forward to unleash the vast tourism potential of India”.
Chaya, while addressing the audience, made a fervent appeal to people of Mumbai to visit Kashmir. He said, “The people of Kashmir have always and will always go out of the way to make sure visitors are safe,” it added.