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I will not ask people to follow Kejriwal’s advice: Mufti

Mufti said fighting corruption will be his first priority but he will not ask people to carry mobiles to expose corruption.

By: Press Trust of India | Jammu | March 1, 2015 5:35:44 pm
mufti mohammad sayeed, arvind kejriwal, kashmir, kashmir politis, kashmir chief minister After taking oath, Mufti addressed a press conference where he listed out his priorities for the Government. (Source: PTI)

 

Underlining the future course of action for his government, Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed said fighting corruption will be his first priority but unlike Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal he will not ask people to carry mobiles to expose corruption.

After taking oath, Mufti addressed a press conference where he listed out his priorities for the Government.

“Fighting corruption will remain my first priority. I will not ask the public to keep mobiles in pocket like Kejriwal. I can listen, I can understand what is what. The officers have to change their working style. They have to… dedicate themselves. We have best human resource as officers. How did I deliver in 2002?,” he said.

Mufti thanked Finance Minister Arun Jaitely for announcing an All India Institute of Medical Sciences and Indian Institute of Technology in Jammu and Kashmir.

The 79-year-old Chief Minister said unemployment remains the biggest challenge, besides ensuring 100 per literacy in the state is also his priority.

He also said there are a lot of claims about growing tourism in the Valley but there are hardly two-three five star hotels in Srinagar whereas there is only one good hotel in Gulmarg which remains booked for three years in advance.

Mufti said he would also give special attention to Jammu area to be developed as an “independent” tourism destination besides making it an industrial hot spot of the state.

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