Srinagar, Oct 12: Chairperson of Jammu & Kashmir Waqf Board and Minister of State Dr Darakhshan Andrabi Thursday visited Qaimuh in South Kashmir and paid obeisance at the Ziyarat of Rishi Nooruddin Noorani (RA).
It was her first visit as Chairperson of Waqf Board to the first spiritual abode of the torchbearer of rishi-order in Kashmir, a statement issued here reads.
Dr Darakhshan was accompanied by the Deputy Commissioner Kulgam Dr Bilal Mohiuddin, SSP Kulgam Sahil Sarangal Tehsildar of the area, senior district officers of various departments in addition to the officers of Waqf Board.
Dr Andrabi took stock of the Urs celebrations and held a meeting with the administration for adequate arrangements for devotees visiting the shrine on the annual Urs.
She also held a meeting with the local delegations to know about the requisites at this very significant shrine of Kashmir She ordered the Waqf officers to formulate an upgradation proposal in coordination with the administration for the development of the shrine.
Speaking to media after the meeting, Dr Andrabi said that soon the developmental works will begin at this prominent sufi shrine.
“Central government and the LG administration is clear about the fact that all sufi-shrines need a developmental boost and Waqf Board is also working with pace on the same mission Revival of Sufism and the restoration of sufi complexes in whole of J&K is our priority in Waqf Board,” said Darakhshan.
She thanked the administration for cooperating with Waqf Board in bringing out a great change in entire Waqf working system in J&K.
She also thanked the people for their continuous support to her decisions during last 17 months.
Deputy Commissioner Kulgam Dr Bilal Mohiuddin said that district administration will extend full support to Waqf Board in development of this major shrine.