ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday presided over a meeting of the Task Force on Tourism on Friday, reports DND News Agency from Islamabad.
DND further reported that Prime Minister Khan underscored the need to highlight the tourist places of Pakistan at international level while focusing on provision of world class facilities to the tourists.
In his remarks, the prime minister said there were numerous opportunities of promoting tourism in the Country.
Imran Khan said during establishment of tourist zones and their development, special care should have been taken not to disturb the natural beauty and environment of the area. He directed to compile the relevant laws as soon as possible.
وزیرِ اعظم عمران خان کی زیر صدارت سیاحت کے حوالے سے تشکیل دی جانے والی ٹاسک فور س کا اجلاس
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Earlier, the prime minister was given a detailed briefing on efforts to highlight the tourism potential of the Country at international level and the progress being made in provision of facilities to tourists.
The prime minister was also apprised of the performance of National Tourism Coordination Board and its various working groups. It was informed that a national tourism strategy has been constituted.
The meeting was also informed about promotion of religious tourism, particularly the arrival of members of Sikh Community on 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev and arrangements in that regard.