Peshawar: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Tourism, Sports, Archives and Museums, Mehmood Khan has directed the high ups of the department s under his control to utilize their best available capabilities for promotion of tourism in the province and activate the sports department on scientific line so that the young generation could be provided a better atmosphere for recreation.
This he said during a briefing given to him regarding sports, museums and archives departments at the office of Secretary Tourism at Peshawar on Thursday.
Secretary Tourism Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Tariq Jamil, additional Secretary, Director Sports and other concerned officers were also present on the occasion. Secretary Sports apprised the minister in detail of the performance of the departments as well as ongoing and new schemes.
He informed that in each division cultural and tourism centres were being established for youth. The Provincial Minister directed the officers and officials to perform their duties efficiently, honestly and devotedly. He said steps would be taken on priority basis for washing out corruption in the departments and establishing supremacy of merit and law.
He said the present government was striving for ensuring peace in the region so that the local and foreign tourists could enjoy the worth seeking spots of the province. He hoped that through developing tourism in the province, the youth would get employment opportunities at large.