PTDC to launch national tourism promotion App

Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation is planning to launch a national tourism promotion application to provide necessary and latest information to the local and foreign tourists about attractive recreational sites across the country.

PTDC Chairman Sayed Zulfiqar Bukhari told APP that government is focusing to embrace modern technologies which were vital to uplift this sector as per the Prime Minister Imran Khan's vision.

He said tourism sector will flourish and if it takes technology as enabler, simplifying the travel for everyone.

He said federal government would replicate this initiative at national level and share it with other provinces to boost tourist activities across the country.

He said such platforms offered tourists an opportunity to plan their tours easily and help connect travel lovers across the country.

He also shared the PTDC plan of bringing all the provinces including Punjab, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit Baltistan and Azad and Jammu Kashmir under one umbrella to promote Pakistan's religious tourism abroad.

He said, Prime Minister Imran Khan would soon launch the PTDC's mega project of branding Pakistan abroad.

Bukhari said, under the leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan, the PTDC intends to make Tourism revenue ten per cent of GDP which would help the industry to add over twenty billion rupees in the national kitty.

Bukhari said government is striving to bring institutional reforms in every sector reaffirming that government would provide best possible facilities to the tourists referring to government's initiative of online visa regime, he said the step is in the right direction as it is yielding positive results.

Source: Radio Pakistan

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