Tourism department to organize 2nd Goa Heritage Festival at Saligao Football Ground from the 7th to the 11th of January

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02-01-2014 … The Department of Tourism along with Goa Tourism Development Corporation will be organizing the 2nd Goa Heritage Festival at Saligao Football Ground from the 7th to the 11th of January.

 The festival will showcase and promote Goa’s rich and unique heritage and traditions. Addressing media persons on wednesay, tourism minister Dilip Parulekar gave more details about the festival.

meanwhile tourism minister dilip parulekar said that the state government would take all the necessary measures to rid the state of Drugs and Prostitution

Parulekar said that around five lakh tourists arrived during this festive season. He reiterated his government’s commitment to put an end to the drugs and prostitution menace.

 GTDC chairman Nilesh Cabral stated that the vigilant people in society like the reporters should intimate the government officials about any information they had with regards to drugs. He said  the journalists  should work in collaboration with the government to weed out the drug problem.