Govt removes Tassaduq Jeelani as director tourism Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir government on Thursday removed Tassaduq Jeelani as director tourism, Kashmir.

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan will hold charge of the post of Dir Tourism Kashmir till further orders, information department said on Twitter.

“Div Com Kashmir to hold inquiry into incidents that occurred during FAM Tour from Oct25 to Oct27 & submit report within 10 days,” said the tweet.

“In the interest of administration, Tassaduq Jeelani, KAS, shall, with immediate effect, cease to discharge the duties and functions attached to the post of Director Tourism, Kashmir which shall henceforth and until further orders, be discharged by the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir in addition to his own duties,” said an order issued by the General Administration Department (GAD) today.

In a separate order, the Government has ordered that the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir shall also conduct an inquiry into the incidents reported to have occurred during the events organized by the Tourism Department under the “Kashmir Familiarization Tour” from October 25 to October 27, 2018.

The inquiry, according to the order, shall be conducted within 10 days and a report submitted to GAD in this regard.