Economy In Progress

Boost The Tourism Industry

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf promised in their 100 days agenda:

Build framework for private sector investment to develop new and upgrade existing facilities. Initiate conversion of all government guest houses into hotels open to the public. Identify 4 new tourism destinations within the first 100 days for development.

You can read these promises in the 100 Days agenda document released by PTI available HERE in English and HERE in Urdu.

Below are the actions by Imran Khan and his Governance as a step towards fulfilling this promise:

Update 1:

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday said that the government would formulate an all-inclusive and comprehensive policy for the promotion of tourism which would also benefit its allied sectors.

He was chairing a meeting of the tourism task force which was briefed on steps being taken for the promotion of tourism in the country.

The prime minister said that tens of thousands of unemployed youth would get jobs by focusing on hundreds of tourism places, particularly in the north of the country, coastal areas, religious sites, and historic places.

Covered on Dawn: