CM favors tourism with safety
HYDERABAD: Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on sunday held a review meeting on tourism development and promotion with a focus on safety and security. The meeting held at camp office was attended by ministers N Narsimha Reddy, KT Rama Rao, T Srinivas Yadav, Mahender Reddy and Telangana State Tourism Development Corporation new Chairman Pervaram Ramulu.
The Chief Minister is said to have focused on promotion of tourism in the state including Hyderabad which has to be developed as a global city. The meeting is said to have focused on giving top priority to peace and harmony besides ensuring law and order and complete protection to the people mainly the tourists coming from abroad and other states. Unless peaceful atmosphere is not made available, the tourists will not dare to come to Hyderabad and may fear of terror strikes the chief minister is understood to have felt.
The State Government is according to priority for tourism development and promotion for which the corporation has to come up with some proposals. It may be noted that the chief minister is evincing keen interest in developing the city as a global one to attract foreign tourists through development of infrastructure, better roads and facilities.
Hyderabad which is noted for the distinct blend of historic prominence and modern age charm is to provide complete protection to the people of all the states and many nations with myriad cultures and traditions KCR is said to have felt. Unless the state machinery, top brass and police officials create a favorable atmosphere to live in the tourists cannot prefer to stay put in the chief minister said in the meeting it is learnt. The meeting assumes significance in the wake of police encounter that saw the end of two assailants who have terror links as per reported reports of Central intelligence. (NSS)