Srinagar, June 1: The department of tourism Kashmir condoled the tragic death of Tourist Guide Rouf Ahmad Dar who lost his life while saving a tourist couple from drowning at Lidder river at Pahalgam.
Advisor to Governor Khurshid Ahmad Ganai while paying rich tributes to the deceased expressed his heartfelt condolences with the bereaved families. He also prayed for the departed souls.
Commissioner/Secretary Tourism Rigzian Sampheal also expressed grief and conveyed his condolences to the bereaved family.
Director Tourism Kashmir Nisar Ahmad Wani said this is a very tragic incident and the department shares the grief with the family.
“We are saddened to hear about the tragic incident. I convey my deepest condolences to the family of the deceased at this time of grief.”
Director Tourism said Kashmiris have time and again ensured extreme care and protection for the tourists and have even risked their lives to ensure their safety.
Deputy Director Enforcement Amarjit Singh, Deputy Director Recreation Sarfaraz Mohammad and Assistant Director Pahalgam Zahida Parveen visited the family at Yanner and conveyed their condolences and sympathies.