“There is a lot of potential in our tourism sector but first we will have to love ourselves and love India then we can attract tourists from other countries,” he said, a day after taking oath as MoS with independent charge.
Welcoming Mr. @KJAlphons to @tourismgoi. His decades of public service experience shall be an asset to Ministry of Tourism. 1/2 pic.twitter.com/z336ftfoof
– Dr. Mahesh Sharma (@dr_maheshsharma) September 4, 2017
Mr Alphons said that getting such an important Ministry under Prime Minister Narendra Modi was a “pleasant surprise” for him.
“It’s a big responsibility and incredible job to be done,” he said.