Gulf investors look for investment prospects in Jammu & Kashmir
Srinagar/IBNS: A 36-member gulf nations delegation has reached Srinagar to explore investment prospects in the region starting Sunday, officials informed.
As part of the four-day programme, Lieutenant Governor of J&K Manoj Sinha along with the Principal Secretary Industries and Commerce and other government officials will present investment opportunities that focus on entrepreneurship, tourism and hospitality sector.
“The visit follows shortly after the resounding success of the 'Jammu & Kashmir Week' at the Dubai expo led by LG where he had extended invitations personally to the visiting officials.
"J&K aims to attract new investments in industries and tourism by highlighting key opportunities and growth sectors in the union territory. The visitors will partake in networking lunches and dinners hosted by the Hon’ble LG and the Principal Secretary (I&C),” an official statement said.
In light of J&K’s significance as a major tourism hub, the delegation will also visit Pahalgam and Gulmarg to explore investment opportunities in the tourism and hospitality sector.
The programme schedule is in line with the initiatives taken by the J&K government towards creating favourable infrastructure for export promotion and an entrepreneurial friendly environment.
Several importers, exporters and start-ups in J&K would have the chance to project presentations to the delegation, while the overview of cottage and silk industries, product displays and artisan meets will also occur.