PTDC to sign MOU with Punjab University for introducing Tourism Faculty

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) is planning to sign a Memorandum of Understand (MoU) with the Punjab University requesting it to introduce Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality as a subject of Tourism in B.S. Degree Programme.

Talking to the state-run news agency in Islamabad on Thursday, the Managing Director Chaudhry PTDC Abdul Ghafoor said that PTDC urged the youth involvement in tourism promotional activities to expedite its efforts in promotion of tourism in the country.

The MD PTDC said that students may be engaged in various outdoor learning experience which would not only provide tourism awareness but also an opportunity to enjoy fun and recreation and learn basic life skills like confidence, problems solving, communication and creativity.

Abdul Ghafoor said that to engage youth of Pakistan, PTDC has launched Pakistan Tourism Friends Club members of which may avail exclusive discounts on PTDC facilities and transport.

“PTDC is obtaining suggestion, feedback from tourists and visitors aiming at bringing improvements in its services at motels and tourists transport,” he added.

The managing director PTDC said that as the national tourism organization, our efforts to promote and develop tourism, especially in mountain areas of Pakistan are not a hidden truth.