Advisor Khan flags off ten day tour ‘Watan Ko Jano’

Inspects construction works on MA stadium

JAMMU, FEBRUARY 22: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Farooq Khan today flagged off a group of students from across Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh Union Territories here for ten day tour ‘Watan Ko Jano’, a youth exchange programme.

The tour, being participated by 200 students from different areas of J&K and Ladakh, has been organised by Jammu and Kashmir Rehabilitation Council, Department of Social Welfare under the aegis of Department of JK Affairs, Government of India.

During the tour, the children will get an opportunity to visit monuments and places of historical and cultural significance in Delhi, Jaipur, Ajmer and Pushkar etc.

While interacting with the students, Advisor Khan said that it is a great opportunity for these children and the unique feature of unity in diversity of great nation like India. He said that such tours expose children to different cultures and areas of the country and go a long way in their overall personality development.

The tour was flagged off in presence of Executive Director Jammu and Kashmir Rehabilitation Council and other officers.

Meanwhile, Advisor Khan inspected construction-cum-renovation works on Maulana Azad Stadium.

He inspected several sections and pavilions and took stock of the works going on there and asked for expeditious completion.