The Biz Reporter
Srinagar, Mar 6: In a good news for the tourism trade, the Kashmir Hotel and Restaurant Association (KHARA) and Kashmir Hotel and Restaurant Owners Federation (KHARA) have announced their merger.
In a statement issued to The Biz Reporter, the tourism trade bodies stated that “it gives us immense pleasure to make public and inform the trade fraternity, including Tourism Industry, in particular the members of hospitality sector that Kashmir Hotel and Restaurant Association and Kashmir Hotel and Restaurant OwnersFederation have merged together. In a significant move while in a joint meeting of the office bearers of KHARA and KHAROF, held at the KHARA office, on March 4, 2023, It was unanimously resolved to work in tandem under one banner for the better interests of the hospitality sector.”
“ Realizing the fact that the entire hospitality sector, in prevailing crisis, is faced with the toughest challenges, therefore, both organizations have pledged to work unitedly in seeking immediate attention and intervention from the powers that be. It was also decided that the modalities in regard to this unification and future course of action, shall be worked out with mutual consent and made public accordingly.”
“The meeting appreciated the role of the office bearers and the past presidents of both organizations who have been instrumental for forging this unity. A formal Memorandum of Understanding (M.O.U), on this behalf, was signed by the office bearers of both the organizations. The meeting ended with the note of complete satisfaction and happiness on both sides.”