Bollywood actor Salman Khan promoted the Mechuka Adventure Festival as he is the tourism ambassador for Arunachal Pradesh. Khan cycled through scenic hills to promote the beauty of the state.

The actor who is currently shooting in Punjab for his upcoming film ‘Bharat’ recached Dibrugarh airport to attend the festival and was received by Minister of State (MoS) for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju.

Rijiju praised the actor for promoting the state as an adventure tourism destination. He also posted some pictures from the inaugural of the festival on his twitter handle.

“People of Arunachal Pradesh will be forever indebted to Salman Khan for promoting the State as a destination for adventure tourism. People showered him all the love and affection at Menchuka today,” Rijiju tweeted.

Khan also wore the state’s traditional Monpa jacket at the inauguration of the festival. In his speech, Khan promised to shoot a film in the state to boost tourism and also adored Arunachal’s beauty.

He also took part in a 10 km bicycle ride along with Chief Minister Pema Khandu and Rijiju.