Singh, Kumar hail people, security forces for successful G-20 event in Srinagar

SRINAGAR — Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police (DGP), Dilbagh Singh and Additional Director General of Police (ADGP), Kashmir, Vijay Kumar on Thursday hailed the people and security forces for making the G-20 event in Srinagar a success.

Singh in a tweet said, Historic G20 event in J&K, I compliment the public, congratulate Police, security forces. The historic three-Day G20 event (May 22-24) comes to an end today with delegates taking a flight back and leaving behind all good memories to be cherished—by the people of Jammu and Kashmir for long. This event has opened new vistas and hopes, denouncing many myths and fake anti-Kashmir and anti-peace narratives based on falsehood and propagated by our neighbouring country.

The people of Kashmir deserve special compliments for seeing through the “falsehood of Pakistan narratives and welcoming & participating in the event in every way wholeheartedly,” he said.

The delegates not only enjoyed the beauty of Kashmir but also lauded the local people and their hospitality, he said.

The security arrangements made for the event were least obtrusive, ensuring full normal life and business for the people. Traffic throughout and all business activity went on throughout without any inconvenience on account of security, he said.

People fully cooperated with police/security forces, traffic and security regulations for which I thank them. This G-20 event became peoples’ event who showcased local art/craft and traditions of hospitality to world’s guests who went around to important places of tourist attraction including visit to world famous Nishat Bagh, Parimahal, Shakara Riding in Dal Lake and shopping in polo view. Police/security forces arrangement were people friendly.

The DGP thanked and congratulated all ranks of Police/CAPFs and other agencies involved in the duties for the G20 for the excellent work done by them over the last three day in ensuring a smooth and secure G20 event here in Kashmir.

Meanwhile, ADGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar also congratulated security forces for conducting incident-free G20 Summit.

While quoting ADGP Kumar, Kashmir Zone Police in a tweet said, ADGP Kashmir congratulates officers and jawans of JKP, CRPF, Army, BSF, SSB, NSG, MARCOS, NDRF & intelligence agencies for conducting incident free & successful G20 Summit.

The 3-day Summit started on May 22 in Srinagar, in which around 57 foreign delegates participated amid three-tier security cover.

The J&K administration is hopeful that the event will help explore eco and green tourism and pave the way for livelihood opportunities for the youth, besides boosting the tourism sector and economy.

In the meanwhile, the delegates left for New Delhi, wherefrom they will proceed to their respective countries. — (KNO)