PESHAWAR, Pakistan: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that Saudi Arabia has expressed interest to invest in the tourism sector and the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government should focus on fully exploiting the tourism potential in the province.
While presiding over a Provincial Cabinet in Peshawar on Saturday, the prime minister directed for focusing on promotion of tourism in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and all efforts should be utilized for this purpose.
وزیر اعظم عمران خان سے خیبر پختونخوا کی صوبائی کابینہ اراکین کی ملاقات۔
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Imran Khan said that the government has allocated record funds for the development of tribal districts to remove the sense of deprivation of the people. He said that the purpose of merging tribal districts in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is to bring these areas equal to the developed parts of the Country.
The prime minister said that moving the process of merging of tribal districts and provision of jobs opportunities for the youth of these areas are the top priorities of the government.
The prime minister directed the concerned authorities to take effective steps to enhance trade and business activities for the socio economic development of merged districts. He also directed for enhancing employment opportunities in the erstwhile FATA areas to ensure socio-economic progress of the region.