Leh, October 18: Secretary Tourism & Culture, UT Ladakh, Kachoo Mehboob Ali Khan, today, convened a meeting to take stock of the iconic event celebration in Ladakh.
The weeklong iconic event is being organized at different locations of districts Leh and Kargil of UT Ladakh from 25th – 31st of October.
To make the event grand and successful, Secretary, Mehboob Ali directed the Deputy Commissioners of Leh & Kargil to form district as well as sub divisional level committees to organize programmes at their level which would highlight the freedom struggle, achievements of the last two years of UT Administration and future schemes. Also directed to organize exhibitions and cultural programmes for the same. He also directed Cultural Academy, Leh & Kargil to mobilize cultural troupes for the event at various locations.
Further, to mark the celebration, he asked the Deputy Commissioner Leh to ensure illumination of Leh palace and other prominent buildings in Leh. Deputy Commissioner, Kargil was asked to do the same in Kargil District.
For Sub Divisional Level Iconic events, the respective Sub Divisional Committees headed by SDMs were put in charge for the arrangement of various events. The Iconic Event celebration will kick start from Khaltse on October 25. This will be followed by functions at Garkhone Village, Aryan Valley of Kargil District on October 26, Diskit, Nubra on October 27, Padum Zanskar on October 28, Nyoma sub division on October 29, Sankoo, Sports Stadium on the October 30, Sayed Mehdi Auditorium, Kargil and Leh Palace on October 31.
Documentation and recording of the entire iconic event would be covered by Information Departments of Leh and Kargil districts respectively for onward submission to the concerned Ministry.
The meeting was attended by Deputy Commissioner/CEO, LAHDC- Leh; Deputy Commissioner / CEO, LAHDC, Kargil; Director, Tourism Department UT Ladakh; SDM, Sankoo; CEO, KDA, Kargil; Deputy Secretary, Academy of Art, Culture and Languages, Leh; Deputy Secretary, Academy of Art, Culture and Languages, Kargil; Deputy Director, Emplacement, Leh; Deputy Director, Emplacement, Kargil; Assistant Commissioner, Labour, Kargil; Assistant Director, Tourism Department, Leh; Assistant Director, Tourism Department, Kargil; Senior Librarian, District Library & Research, Leh and Senior Librarian, District Library & Research, Kargil.