Tassaduq Jeelani removed as Director Tourism Kashmir


Srinagar: The Government today ordered that Tassaduq Jeelani shall, with immediate effect, cease to function as Director Tourism Kashmir.

The charge of the post of Director Tourism Kashmir shall be held by Divisional Commissioner Kashmir till further orders.

“In the interest of administration, Tassaduq Jeelani, KAS, shall, with immediate effect, cease to discharge the duties and functions attached to the post of Director Tourism, Kashmir which shall henceforth and until further orders, be discharged by the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir in addition to his own duties,” said an order issued by the General Administration Department (GAD) today.

Meanwhile, in a separate order, the Government has ordered that the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir shall also conduct an inquiry into the incidents reported to have occurred during the events organized by the Tourism Department under the “Kashmir Familiarization Tour” from October 25 to October 27, 2018.

The inquiry, according to the order, shall be conducted within 10 days and a report submitted to GAD in this regard. (CNS)


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