Himachal Pradesh and Goa will come together to increase tourism, investment through mutual cooperation and special packages designed to promote foreign and domestic tourism. This was discussed in a meeting held between Chief Minister Thakur Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu and his counterpart Dr. Pramod Sawant, the Chief Minister of Goa, in Goa late Sunday evening.
Stressing on a joint strategy, Chief Minister Thakur Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu said that Himachal and Goa are the best tourism states in India and have tremendous potential to become a combined unique destination for the world, thereby boosting the economy and providing more job opportunities to their people. A wide range of tourist specific packages, interlinking both the States will be designed, which will enhance foreign and domestic tourist influx in both states, he said.
Both states will also work on evolving a mechanism for the specific purposes in the area of Tourism and Trade, he said. The leaders also discussed having a series of marine-mountain themed science workshops and events exchange programmes between the students of both the states in future to have a better understanding of the marine and mountain ecosystems.