ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) Islamabad City Tours buses would be inaugurated on January 10 in Islamabad.
The Punjab Governor Malik Muhammad Rafique Rajwana will be the chief guest on the occasion.
To finalize arrangements of the launching ceremony of Islamabad City Tours, the Managing Director PTDC Chaudhry Abdul Ghafoor chaired a meeting attended by all concerned officials of the corporation including General Manager Tourists Information Center and Audit Branch Ali Akbar Malik, General Manager Flashman Hotel Rawalpindi Ashfaq Lothar and Media Manager Mukhtar Ali besides Protocol Officer Arshad Ali.
The opening ceremony would also be graced by eminent personalities including former Tourism Minister Nelofar Bakhtiar, MNAs, MPAs, Commissioners of the twin cities, DCOs, Mayors of Rawalpindi and Islamabad.
The participation of Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif is also expected in the ceremony as main chief guest.
The managing director issued necessary directions to the officials in connection with the inauguration of the bus service at the Chief Executive Office (CEO) of the PTDC.
Abdul Ghafoor directed that small national flags be displayed at all over the places of the PTDC office and the staff should wear office uniforms at the inaugural ceremony.
To create festive like situation, colored balloons and buntings would be displayed. Police bands would perform tunes of national songs on the occasion.
The PTDC Managing Director said that a long fleet of vehicles along with the buses of Islamabad City Tour (ICT) would leave Islamabad from Flashman Hotel after the inauguration by the Punjab Governor.
The buses of ICT have been fully decorated with national flag, pictures of Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Punjab governor and the PTDC Managing Director. Nominal fare for traveling in ICT bus has been fixed, enabling the people to utilize its services.