ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Qatar’s government has offered to extend its maximum possible support for promotion of tourism sector in Pakistan.
The offer was extended by the Qatari Tourism Chief Hassan Al-Ibrahim on behalf of his government in a meeting with the Managing Director Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) Chaudhry Abdul Ghafoor in Qatar, said a press release received in Islamabad.
The managing director PTDC told the Qatari Tourism Chief that as a result of initiatives of the present government, peace has been restored in Pakistan and it is now a completely safe tourist destination.
Chaudhry Abdul Ghafoor said that the tourism relations between Pakistan and Qatar should be further strengthened.
Meanwhile while addressing participants at special ceremony organized by the Secretary General of the World Tourism Organization Taleb Rifai at Qatar in connection with World Tourism Day, Ghafoor said that the ongoing China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project has created countless opportunities for investment in tourism sector.
The managing director PTDC said that Pakistan has now become a peaceful country which is the most attractive destination for tourists.
Abdul Ghafoor requested the United Nations World Tourism Organization (WNWTO) to hold its events and conferences in Pakistan to create awareness about the beauty and tourists destinations of Pakistan.