JAMMU: Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah has felicitated people on Nauroz wishing them happiness and prosperity.
In a message on Nauroz-e-Alam, Omar Abdullah expressed the hope that the day will herald a new era of peace and progress in the State.
The Chief Minister also highlighted the significance of March 21 as the World Arbor Day and called for massive plantation across the State on this day.
The Chief Minister also prayed for peace, progress and development of the State and the Country.
Governor greets people on Nauroz
Mr. N. N. Vohra, Governor, has greeted the people on the auspicious occasion of Nauroz.
In a message of felicitations, the Governor observed that this festival has high cultural and religious significance. He said that this important day is also observed as World Arbour Day and appealed that one and all should join hands in planting the maximum number of trees for preserving our rapidly deteriorating environment.
The Governor hoped that this auspicious day would be the harbinger of sustained peace, progress and prosperity in the State.
Malhotra, Gul extend greetings to people on Nauroz
Chairman, Jammu & Kashmir Legislative Council Mr. Amrit Malhotra and Speaker, Jammu & Kashmir Legislative Assembly Mr. Mubarak Gul have extended greetings to the people of the State on the eve of Nauroz.
In separate felicitation messages, they observed that this festival has cultural as well as religious significance. They hoped that this auspicious day would be the harbinger of peace, progress and prosperity in the State.
Ministers greet people on Nauroz; wish them peace, prosperity
The Council of Ministers of the state has extended warm greetings to the people on the eve of Nouroz and hoped that the day will usher the state into an area of peace and prosperity.
In a joint felicitation message, the Ministers wished the people a happy and prosperous Nauroz which also marks the beginning of New Year and a day to work towards preservation of Planet Earth. They said that like other festivals, the day signifies high human values of brotherhood and amity.
Minister for Finance & Ladakh Affairs, Mr. A. R. Rather, Minister for Public Enterprises, Haj, Auqaf and Floriculture, Peerzada Mohammad Sayeed; Minister for Rural Development and Panchayats, Mr. Ali Mohammad Sagar; Minister for Forest, Environment and Ecology, Mian Altaf Ahmad; Minister for Health & Medical Education, Mr. Taj Mohi-ud-Din; Minister for Urban Development and Urban Local Bodies, Mr. Nawang Rigzin Jora; Minister for PHE, Irrigation & Flood Control, Mr. Sham Lal Sharma; Minister for Agriculture Production, Mr. Ghulam Hassan Mir; Minister for Social Welfare, ARI & Trainings and Public Grievances, Ms. Sakina Ittoo; Minister for Housing, Horticulture, Culture, Youth Services & Sports, Mr. Raman Bhalla; Minister for Higher Education, Mr. Mohammad Akbar Lone; Minister for Consumer Affairs & Public Distribution and Transport, Choudhary Mohammad Ramzan; Minister for Planning & Development and Labour & Employment, Mr. Ajay Sadhotra; Minister for Tourism, Mr. Ghulam Ahmad Mir; Minister for R&B and Mechanical Engineering, Mr. Abdul Majid Wani and Minister for Law, Justice & Parliamentary Affairs, Mir Saifullah in their joint message hoped that the day will bring peace and prosperity to the state and the people.
Meanwhile, Minister of State for Revenue, Relief & Rehabilitation, Mr. Ajaz Ahmad Khan; Minister of State for Fisheries, Cooperative, Printing & Stationery and Elections, Dr. Manohar Lal Sharma; Minister of State for Industries and Commerce, Mr. Sajjad Ahmad Kichloo; Minister of State for Science & Technology and Information Technology, Mr. Feroz Ahmad Khan; Minister of State for Animal & Sheep Husbandry, Mr. Nazir Ahmad Gurezi and Minister of State for Technical Education, Mr. Vikar Rasool Wani have also extended their greetings to the people of the State on the eve of Nauroz.
Akhoon greets people on Nauroz
Advisor to Chief Minister Mr. Qamar Ali Akhoon has greeted the people of the State particularly the people of Shia Community on the eve of Nauroz.
In a felicitation message, Mr. Akhoon said that the celebration of this festival has both cultural and religious significance. Nauroz is also celebrated as the beginning of a new year by many, besides the World Arbour Day (Tree plantation Day). They have called for taking up massive plantation drive on the day for a pollution-free and greener state of Jammu and Kashmir.
They hoped that this auspicious day would be the harbinger of sustained peace, progress and prosperity in the State.