Kashmir Valley sees a surge in international tourists

Union Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma has revealed that there was the surge in international visitors in Jammu and Kashmir in 2016. The number of international tourists visiting the state rose to 7.92% last year.

He said that the number of international tourists has seen a rise of over 7.92%  in 2016, with an increase of 0.63 lakhs in 2016 from 0.58 lakhs in 2015. The domestic tourists, too, have seen a slight increase; while there were 91.45 lakhs tourists in 2015, it rose to 94.15 lakhs in 2016.