New Delhi: Two months after Jammu and Kashmir were made Union Territories, a delegation of ambassadors from 15-20 countries including those from the Gulf region are scheduled to visit the valley soon. They will visit the UT to check the security situation there. Also Read - EU Delegation Takes Tour Around Dal Lake in Kashmir, Opposition Raises Questions | Top Developments
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Around 15 to 20 envoys to India will be taken to the Kashmir valley later this week and they will be briefed by security agencies about the involvement of Pakistan in spreading militancy in the state. Also Read - EU Delegation in Kashmir: 'Why MPs of This Country Not Allowed to Visit J&K,' Asks Ghulam Nabi Azad
During their visit, they will be taken to Jammu where they will meet Lt Governor GC Murmu and other officials and then they will return to the national capital.
Notably, this would be the second visit of a foreign delegation to Kashmir since August 5, 2019, after the Central government withdrew the special status of the state and bifurcated it into two union territories.
Prior to this, a delegation of 23 EU MPs was taken on a two-day visit to the valley to assess the security situation by International Institute for Nonaligned Studies.