India is responsible for the G20, one of the groups related to the development of international financial stability. On the occasion of this conference which started on Monday, the famous Kashmir has been surrounded by unprecedented security. However, G20 members China, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and Turkey did not attend the conference. News from BBC and Al Jazeera.
More than 60 delegates from 20 countries are participating in the conference. This conference will further increase the tourism potential of the Jammu and Kashmir Valley, says the country’s Central Tourism Secretary. This initiative has been taken by India to put Jammu and Kashmir on the world tourism map.
This initiative will give Jammu and Kashmir an opportunity to restore global stability and normalcy. The three-day conference, which began on Monday, is being held at a sprawling and fortified venue on the banks of Srinagar’s Dal Lake. The administration has not left any error in the organization to make the G20 conference a success. About one thousand crores of rupees have been spent to beautify Srinagar. Local ‘sight seeing’, hunting trips to Dal Lake etc. are planned for the guests. The main event will be held at the Sher-e-Kashmir International Convention Centre.
Apart from the army and police, the CRPF, BSF, SSB and two of India’s top security forces, the National Security Guard (NSG) and the Marcos Commando Force, have also been brought down. Dal Lake is surrounded by the Marcoses. 1000 new CCTVs have been installed. Director General (DG) of Jammu and Kashmir Police Dilbagh Singh said that the police are conducting exercises with paramilitary forces from time to time; Patrolling is also going on at night.