Foreign diplomats reach Jammu

Mubashir Bukhari

Srinagar (NVI):  After meeting various delegations in Srinagar, including politicians, the group of 25 foreign diplomats today reached Jammu to have a meeting with Lieutenant Governor, GC Murmu. The diplomats are on a two-day visit.

This is the second batch of foreign diplomats visiting Jammu and Kashmir in the last one month. Earlier, a group of 15 diplomats visited in January.

The diplomats will also hold meetings with Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir, Justice Gita Mittal, district administration officials and civil society members of Jammu division.

Before flying to Jammu, the delegation was briefed by Army officials at Badami Bagh Cantonment in Srinagar.They were also briefed by Chinar Corps Commander Lt General KJS Dhillon regarding the security situation in the valley.

The group comprises envoys from Afghanistan, Austria, Bulgaria, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, the European Union, France, Germany, Republic of Guinea, Hungary, Italy and Kenya.

Envoys from Kyrgyztan, Mexico, Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Rwanda, Slovakia, Tajikistan, Uganda and Uzbekistan are also part of it.

On their arrival, the members of delegation were taken on a Shikara ride in the infamous Dal Lake.

This is the second batch of foreign envoys visiting the Union Territory in the last one month.