SRINAGAR, AUGUST 24: Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari, Minister for Public Works, Floriculture, Gardens & Parks, called on Mr. N.N. Vohra, Governor, here at the Raj Bhavan today.
Mr. Bukhari apprised the Governor about the to date status of the various important roads and buildings projects which are presently under implementation by the Department and the steps being taken to enhance quality, specifications and maintenance standards. Stressing that road connectivity was the highest priority challenge for the development of the State, the Governor complimented Mr. Bukhari for visibly invigorating the functioning of the PW Department and hastening the process of repair and renovation of various important roads.
The Governor also stressed the importance of all required steps being taken to ensure that public gardens were well maintained, specially also because thousands of tourists visit the gardens every day. Mr. Bukhari apprised the Governor about the to date status of the proposal for declaration of historical Mughal Gardens as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
2015 Kashmir Despatch