Shimla: Having carved out a name for herself in Indian Cinema, Preity Zinta, who grew up in Himachal has consented to don the mantle of a brand ambassador of her native state, tourism officials here disclosed.
Member of Parliament Anurag Thakur and Arun Sharma, director tourism met the renowned actress in Mumbai recently to finalize the modalities.
Renowned actress Preity Zinta has in principal agreed to become the brand ambassador for Himachal Tourism and environment protection endeavours,â€ said Arun Sharma after the meeting.
On the occasion the tourism director also presented the actress a coffee table book â€˜Har Ghar Kuchh Kehta Haiâ€™ in which Zinta also figures.
The book documents the heritage of many private and public buildings, which have a untold story to narrate.
Ms Zinta beging well conversant with the states tourism potential is the most appropriate personality to act as the brand ambassador of Himachal, said Sharma.