ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Managing Director Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) Chaudhry Abdul Ghafoor has said that promotion of tourism is impossible without partnership of private and public sector.
Talking to the state-run news agency in Islamabad on Monday, he said that PTDC has started its efforts to discuss the joint venture with various private organizations and specially the embassies of various countries in Islamabad.
Abdul Ghafoor said that there are a lot of opportunities for the foreign investors in the tourism industry of the country.
The managing director PTDC said that during recent meeting with Second Consul of France Blanc Francis, he discussed the opportunities of investment in tourism sector. He announced that Pakistan tourism literature will also be printed in French language.
Chaudhry Abdul Ghafoor said that Pakistan has a huge treasure of ancient civilizations like Indus Valley and Gandhara civilizations.
“Pakistan has three mountain ranges Karakoram, Himalayan and Hindu Kush,” he said.
Furthermore, he said that out of 14 highest peaks in the world 5 lies in Pakistan including K-2 the second highest peak in the world which is a challenge for mountaineers.
The MD PTDC said that PTDC would initiate aggressive advertisement campaign for promotion of tourism industry. He said that PTDC is making efforts for bringing more tourists from all over the world.