ISLAMABAD:Managing Director Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) Abdul Ghafoor Friday said,various projects were in pipeline which would be completed this year with an aim to promote tourism in the country.
He said in agenda on top priorty religious tourism which would attract a large number of tourits from across the country as the flow of tourists had incredibly increased comparitively to previous years.
MD PTDC said ,”I categorized tourism into different sectors and religious tourism to be on top,there were numerous sacred religious places in the country which would advertised properly and provided with high quality facilities.
This will increase foreign exchange earnings of the country and contribute to the national economy, he added.
MD said that there were several projects in pipeline for the development of tourism, including Bus Terminal in the Nankana Sahib, the establishment of motels in the Hawks Bay Karachi, Moenjodaro, Baran Kalay (KP) and tourist facilitation centres in Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Muzaffarabad, Gilgit, Quetta and Peshawar.