Indian MPs’ panel to visit IIOJK


In Indian illegally occupied Kashmir, an Indian parliamentary panel will visit Kashmir Valley on a four-day tour from August 16.

The standing committee of Rajya Sabha will ar-rive in Kashmir on a four-day study tour and will look into the provisioning, procurement of machines and status of implementation of waste management rules with special reference to Swachh Bharat Mis-sion, reads an official communiqué.

The visiting delegation will focus on the admin-istrative development and people’s welfare under the Swachh Bharat Mission.

According to the order, the delegation is ex-pected to visit Srinagar’s Dal Lake on August 17 to bring forth the issues related with controlling pollu-tion in the Lakes of IIOJK and on August 18, the delegation will visit Gulmarg to check the status of the Waste Management rules in and around Gul-marg.

Apart from the on-spot tours, the committee will also meet officers from the home ministry of the occupied territory and the local administration in Srinagar.

On the other hand, the standing committee for Indian external affairs led by former law minister PP Chaudhary is likely to visit IIOJK for five days in the first week of September.
The committee is expected to augment infrastructure facilities in IIOJK to boost economy in the territory.—KMS

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