Australian Parliamentarian Asks Int’l Tourists to Visit Kashmir

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Australian ultra-marathon running legend Pat Farmer flanked with wife, waving to the crowed on arrival at Mughal Garden (Nishat Bagh), on the banks of Dal Lake in Srinagar on Tuesday. Pat reached Srinagr after covering distance of 4600 kms from Kanyakumari under 'Spirit of India Run', flagged off at Kanyakumari in on January 26.  PHOTO BY BILAL BAHADUR
Australian ultra-marathon running legend Pat Farmer flanked with wife. PHOTO BY BILAL BAHADUR

Former Australian parliamentarian, Pat Farmer culminated his 4,600 km long marathon run “Spirit of India-Kanyakumari to Kashmir” by planting a Chinar sapling here at Mughal Garden Nishat garden today.

Enchanted by the scenic beauty of Kashmir, the former Australian parliamentarian asked tourists across the world to visit the valley at least once in their life.

He said Kashmir Valley has unparalleled beauty, which tourists from all the countries should experience by visiting the place at least once in their lifetime.

He said he would ask his friends and family to definitely come to valley to enjoy the natural beauty here.

Mr. Farmer suggested the state government to stress on the medical as well as adventure tourism in valley to lure more international tourism.

Later he also visited Tulip Garden Srinagar and praised the beauty of the Asia’s largest Tulip garden.

The tour programme is conducted by the Department of Tourism, Kashmir and was attended by Director Tourism, Mehmood Shah, Deputy Director, Peerzada Zahoor and officials from other concerned departments.

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