Srinagar, Nov. 21 -- Sarmad Hafiz says cuisine, craft, culture intrinsic to JK's tourism

SRINAGAR- The two day Ethnic Food Craft Festival organized by the Department of Tourism kick started here today with around 50 women participants attending.

The event was inaugurated by Secretary, Tourism, Culture & Youth Services & Sports, Sarmad Hafiz.

Speaking on the occasion, the Tourism Secretary said cuisine, crafts and culture have been intrinsic components of J&K's tourism which the Department has decided to showcase optimally in coming events. He said the Department would soon organize Dogri and Kashmiri food festivals to promote the concept of food tourism.

Responding to the overwhelming response to the contest, Sarmad Hafiz said it was ...