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Srinagar: CARE Kashmir International has expressed its gratitude to all the organisations whose members voluntarily stood together for hours at their centres and provided free masks to children, women, old and young.
Pertinently, On July 28th and 30th, CARE Kashmir International (CKI) initiated “Mask Wearing Movement” in city of Srinagar in collaboration with the Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry, The Kashmir Monitor, The Kashmir Hotels & Restaurants Owners Federation (KHAROF), Travel Agents Association of Kashmir, Travel Agents Association of India (Kashmir Chapter), Travel Agents Society of Kashmir, Tourist Trade Interest Guild, Pilgrim and Leisure Tour Operators Forum, Jammu Kashmir Tourism Alliance, Chamber of Commerce and Industry Kashmir, Beopar Mandal, Association of Kashmir Tour Operators, J&K Private School Association, Moral Education Environment and Relief Committee, Kashmir Hoteliers and Restaurants Association, J&K Chemists and Druggists Association, Srinagar Chemists & Distributors Association, SAAYA (NGO), Hoteliers Club, Dalgate Traders Association, Kashmir Houseboat Owners Association, Nageen Tourist Traders Association, Kashmir Welfare Trust.
During these two days, approximately 70,000 number of surgical masks were provided to people who were not wearing masks or who wanted to replace their masks. The organisations had opened 30 centres in the City covering areas within Corporation limits including Rajbagh, Jawahar Nagar, Barzulla, Brein, Nishat, Boulevard, Nehru Park, G B Pant Hospital, Karan Nagar, Bohri Kadal, Alamgari Bazaar, Eidgah, Khayam Chowk, Nowshera and Hawal . and other places.
The masks were arranged by the organisations from their own internal resources.
CKI has also expresses it’s gratitude to the people who cooperated in the use of masks without any hesitation. The participating organisations have ‘assured the general people that they have not been forgotten and that help will be extended, to the extent possible, as and when situation so demands.’