New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has said that those facilities for tourists should be increased and tourism sector will further contribute in generation of employment. He was addressing after inauguration of the the 28th Garden Tourism Festival in august presence of Jitender Singh Singh Tomar, Minister of Law & Justice, Home, Tourism and Art & Culture and Sh. Kartar Singh Tanwar, Hon'ble member of Delhi Legislative Assembly. Sh. Ramesh Tiwari, MD & CEO DTTDC was also present on the occasion. Garden Tourism Festival's colourful and informative souvenir was also launched on the occasion.
On the occasion, Arvind Kejriwal congratulated the tourism department for 28th Garden Tourism Festival and said, "I've come to this beautiful place for the first time. It is one of the prime goals of Delhi Government to make Delhi a tourism hub." He mentioned that facilities for tourists should be increased and tourism sector will further contribute in generation of employment. The first day of the festival saw a large number of visitors pouring in with huge excitement.
Jitender Singh Tomar, Minister of Law & Justice, Home, Tourism and Art & Culture mentioned that this festival has been drawing a distinct theme each year and this year's theme is 'Landscaping with Hanging Plants'. He also said that innovative opportunities are presented at this event to beautify and enhance Delhi's landscape, despite space and other constraints.
With an aim to showcase the horticultural variety of Delhi, Garden Tourism Festival presents numerous types of hanging plants that give innovative answer to Delhi's growing sound and air pollution. Sh. Ramesh Tiwari, MD & CEO, Delhi Tourism mentioned that we will work in parallel with the government to make Delhi a tourism hub.
He also said that the festival is a unique platform for all to come together and seek answers to enhance the landscape of Delhi. A nearly 20 acre venue for Garden of Five Senses is a project of Delhi Tourism and indeed a special one.