Former beauty queen Dia Mirza presented the award

The State tourism department’s effort in promoting tourism in Arunachal Pradesh was recognised by Travel & Leisure magazine.

The magazine presented green tourism award to Arunachal Pradesh tourism department in New Delhi on November 15.

The award was given to tourism departments/ stakeholders in recognition of their efforts towards promoting green tourism.

Arunachal Pradesh was given the Best Emerging Green Tourist destination award.

The winners were decided through an online poll by the magazine in which the readers expressed their opinion.

Former beauty queen Dia Mirza presented the award and recounted her fond memories of Arunachal Pradesh.

She expressed her strong desire to visit the state again.

Arunachal Pradesh is one of the last “truly unexplored” destinations in the world which offer an awe-inspiring experience to the discerning tourist, members of the jury said.

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