ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) is going to inaugurate City Tour Buses in twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi after Independence Day (August 14) with an aim to promote tourism.
“PTDC will launch nine buses and their route will be Lok Virsa Museum Shakarparian, National Monument, Lake View Park and Faisal Mosque,” an official of the PTDC told the state-run news agency in Islamabad.
The official said that initially, the service will be started in Islamabad, adding that the inauguration of the service will be held at Pak-China Centre in Islamabad.
In this connection meetings were held with representatives of the different schools and colleges who appreciated the launch of the service and assured that students in large numbers will take benefits from this service, he added.
The official said that the students of schools and colleges will realize the importance of tourism by participating in such activities.
The PTDC’s official said that the Corporation has also started Pakistan Tourism Friends Club, members of this club will benefit from transport facilities at discounted rates.