Envoys of 16 countries in Srinagar

This is the first visit by diplomats since the abrogation of the erstwhile state’s special status in August last year. Besides the US, the delegation include diplomats from Bangladesh, Vietnam, Norway, Maldives, South Korea, Morocco, and Nigeria, among others.

US Ambassador to #India Kenneth Juster along with envoys from 15 other countries arrived in #Srinagar on a two-day visit to #JammuandKashmir on Thursday

Envoys from 16 countries including US Ambassador to India Kenneth I Juster arrived in Srinagar today morning on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir. USA, Niger, Nigeria, Morocco, Togo, Brazil, Guyana, Argentina, Peru, Norway, Philippines, Maldives, Fiji, Bangladesh, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, South Korea.

The Delhi-based envoys arrived by a special chartered flight at Srinagar’s technical airport where top officials from the newly carved out union territory received them.

Later in the day, they will be going to Jammu, the winter capital of the newly created Union Territory. They will meet Lt Governor GC Murmu as well as civil society members. Besides the US, the delegation include diplomats from Bangladesh, Vietnam, Norway, Maldives, South Korea, Morocco, and Nigeria, among others.

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