ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) and Northern Areas Transport Corporation Government of Pakistan (NATCO) Gilgit on Friday inked a Memorandum of Understanding to cooperate in promotion of tourism.
NATCO is operating passenger services for last several years. To attract the tourists in Gilgit-Baltistan as well as in Pakistan and provide comfortable transport facilities to the national and international tourists and improve mutual understanding, both the organizations had entered into a MoU to jointly promote tourism.
Managing Director PTDC Chaudhry Kabir Ahmad Khan and Managing Director NATCO Saeedullah Yousafzai signed the MoU on behalf of their organizations.
According to MoU, PTDC and NATCO will be providing special discounts to the tourist on each other’s behalf.
PTDC will also arrange and provide group and special booking for the vehicles of NATCO, which would be responsible to arrange vehicles as per demand.
NATCO will provide fare table and special booking schedule to PTDC for the purpose.
NATCO will provide 10% concession on fare charges in vogue on the passenger booking.
Tourists booked by NATCO will also be entitled for 10% discount on room charges of PTDC (in case students, 50% concession would be allowed by the NATCO on total fare charges.
Chief Minister Gilgit Baltistan Hafiz Hafeez-ur-Rehman, Member GB Legislative Assembly Fida Noshad, General Manager PTDC Ch. A.D. Tahir, Project Engineer/ Manager Muhammad Inayat were also present on the occasion.