Mufti meets Modi; discusses political, developmental issues of JK

Prime Minister to visit JK on Nov 5

NEW DELHI, OCTOBER 15: – Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, Thursday called on the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, at his residence and discussed with him the overall political and developmental situation, besides the measures brought about in bringing transparency and improving governance in the state.

The issue of funding for carrying out the repair and restoration of damaged infrastructure in unprecedented floods of September 2014 also figured in the talks.

Describing growing number of educated unemployed youth as a real challenge for the government, Mufti Sayeed sought active participation of the Central government agencies in absorbing the talented human resource of the state.

The Chief Minister informed the Prime Minister about various initiatives being taken by the state government to fully harness the winter tourism potential in the state. The issue of skill development and the revival and branding of fabled Handicraft of the state were also discussed during the meeting.

The Prime Minister will be visiting the state on November 5, 2015 during which he will also inaugurate the Baglihar II Hydel Power Project.

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