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Meghalaya bid to attract tourists

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New Delhi, Aug 19 (ANI): Meghalaya Governor Ranjit Shekhar Mooshahary called on Union Tourism Minister Kumari Selja here today and told here that Megahalaya has vast tourism potential both for domestic as well as foreign tourists.

He said, leave travel concession to the Central Government employees to visit the north-east has made Meghalaya quite popular among tourists.

"Tourism is one of the most important aspects in achieving the national integration," he added.

Welcoming the proposed Heli-tourism announced by the Union Ministry of tourism, he urged that travel by helicopter to Meghalaya might be made affordable to attract more visitors to the area.

He requested to see if a subsidy could be considered in this regard.

Selja said the Union Government is committed to promote tourism in the north-east and the region is on the priority agenda for development of tourism related infrastructure.

"Tourism and people-to-people contact has provided an excellent opportunity to have better understanding among the people to know each other," she added. (ANI)

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