First-ever Ladakh eco-tourism guide training concludes at Kargil

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KARGIL: The first-ever ‘Women and Youth 7- Days’ Ladakh Eco Tourism Guide Training concluded on Friday at Buddhist Study Centre, Mulbeck here.
The training was initiated and supported by the GKL Foundation Korea (Government of Korea) through Hanuran Movement Inc. Korea in collaboration with Won Buddhism based in Korea and India, and in support with Local Community of Wakha-Mulbeck, an official handout read.
The workshop aimed at promoting and preserving the rich cultural heritage of Kargil and aimed at providing job opportunities among women and youths of the region.
48 students were trained in the history of Ladakh for tour guides, eco-tourism for Kargil Ladakh region and treatment of high altitude sickness & first aid, etc.
The students were also taken on field studies to local heritage sites, monasteries like Shargol and Wakha-Mulbeck Kargil, it added.

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