CEC chairs preparatory meeting regarding celebration of Ladakh Festival 2022
Leh, Aug 24: Chairman/CEC, LAHDC, Leh, Adv. Tashi Gyalson today chaired a preparatory meeting regarding the celebration of Ladakh Festival 2022 with district officers and other stakeholders at DC Conference Hall in Leh.
The meeting deliberated on finalising the festival date, the means and ways to revamp the look of the festival celebrating it on a grander scale with a tourism trade conclave on the similar pattern of South Asia’s Travel & Tourism Exchange (SATTE).
CEC Gyalson stressed that the event should showcase the true essence of Ladakh. He instructed the concerned committee for advance and wide publicity of the Ladakh Festival to attract maximum participation of foreign and domestic tourists. He added that the proper promotion would help in achieving the ultimate objective of attracting tourists in the off-season, contributing to making Ladakh a year-round tourist destination.
CEC Gyalson directed NIC, Leh to create a dedicated website for the Ladakh Festival. He also informed about that the festival should be held parallel with the 11th Sustainable Mountain Development Summit which is going to be organised on the 10th, 11th and 12th of October this year in Leh where top delegates, including elected representatives and stakeholders from all the Mountain states of India, are going to participate. He stated that the aim of the summit and the festival should go in line together with a theme based on sustainable tourism in Ladakh.
President ALTOA, Leh put forth his suggestion regarding the celebration of the festival and requested for preparation of a fixed event calendar for the next five years.
Executive Councillor for Art & Culture, Stanzin Chosphel; Deputy Commissioner, Leh, Shrikant Suse; Dy SP Headquarter Leh; District Superintending Engineer, PWD Circle Leh; SE, PDD; Chief Planning Officer, Leh; Internal Audit Officer; AD Tourism Department; Chief Agriculture Officer, Leh; Chief Medical Officer, Leh; Chief Animal Husbandry Officer, Leh; Chief Horticulture Officer, Leh; District Sheep Husbandry Officer, Leh; Deputy Secretary, Culture Academy, Leh; Assistant Commissioner, Labour; Account Officer to DC, Leh; President ALTOA, Leh; President, Hotel and Guest House Association; President Press Club of Ladakh; President Traditional Archery Association Leh; besides other officers and officials attended the meeting.