Published on : Friday, September 1, 2017
The conference decided to appoint Amar Subba, the Marathon man as a Brand Ambassador of West Sikkim Tourism Society.
It was also decided that Winter Tourism festival would be an annual event of West Sikkim Tourism Society.
While addressing to the meeting, N.K. Subba expressed that the tourism industry of Sikkim is badly affected by the China-India boarder issue and Gorkhaland agitation.
Subba appealed that the West Sikkim Tourism Society to host the immediate press conference at Kolkata and Delhi for coming tourist season for which he assured to extend all support.
The UD&HD Minister also handed over rupees fifty thousand to the Society.
Other issues like registration of society, introduction of pilgrims marathon and preparation of vision documents of West Sikkim Tourism Society was also brought and discussed before the meeting.
The meeting was held in a local hotel, which was attended by Adviser, UD&HD, Shera Hang Subba, Chairman Geyzing Municipal Council, I.K.Neopany, members of Pelling Tourism Development Association and stake holders of West Sikkim.
West Sikkim Tourism Society is a nongovernmental organization which is responsible for the projecting and the maintenance of the tourism destinations of Sikkim and also responsible to promote the tourism there.