Invite the world to soak in Kashmir's beauty, hospitality: Mehbooba Mufti

| Updated: Dec 10, 2016 20:32 IST

Srinagar [India], Dec. 10 (ANI): Asserting that there was no safer place in the world for tourists than the Kashmir Valley, state Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday invited the nation and the world to head towards Jammu and Kashmir and enjoy the manifold tourist attractions and the warm hospitality. Speaking to the media here, Mufti made the tourism pitch, throwing the open invitation to the world. "It's an open invitation to the world to soak in the hospitality of Kashmir. It is going to snow soon and Kashmir calls on the world to come here and enjoy. In January we are going to have a snow festival in Gulmarg and I invite everyone," she said. Emphasising on Kashmir as a haven when it comes to the safety of tourists especially women, Mufti said that, compared to situation in the rest of the nation, female tourists are the safest in the Valley. "There is no other safer place for tourists than Kashmir, especially women. We keep hearing what happens with women in other parts of the nation, compared to that women are safe here. We welcome more female tourists here and assure that they will be well taken care of," she said. (ANI)