MP Ladakh inaugurates opening Siachen Base Camp on World Tourism Day
Leh, Sep 27: Member of Parliament, Ladakh, Jamyang Tsering Namgyal, today inaugurated the opening of the Siachen Base Camp for domestic tourists on the occasion of World Tourism Day. World Tourism Day is celebrated every year on September 27. The theme for this year is ‘Tourism for Inclusive Growth’.
MP Ladakh, other guests and tourists visited the war memorial at the Siachen Base Camp and paid homage to the martyrs.
Deputy Chairman, LAHDC Leh, Tsering Angchok; Councillor Sumoor and Panamik, SHO Diskit and BDC Sumoor were present during the meeting.
Similarly, Secretary Tourism, Ladakh, Mehboob Ali Khan, flagged-off a cleanliness drive from the Tourist Reception Centre as a part of ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ commemorating 75 years of India’s Independence.
Department of Tourism, Leh organised the cleanliness drive along with the various stakeholders of the tourism industry, such as All Ladakh Tour Operators Association (ALTOA), All Ladakh Hotels and Guest Houses Association (ALHGHA), Ladakh Mountain Guide Association (LMGA) and others. Sanitisers, masks and garbage bags were distributed among the participants.
The cleanliness drive would be observed at popular tourist places, including the Sindhu Ghat and Rock-Climbing area of Shey Manla.
Director, Tourism, Ladakh; Assistant Director, Tourism, Leh; representatives from ALTOA, ALHGA, LMGA and staff of the concerned department were present during the flagging off ceremony.