November 20, 2018: Prime Minister Imran Khan has emphasized to encourage and facilitate the tourism industry while removing all the bottlenecks and hurdles impeding its promotion.
Chairing a meeting of National Task Force on Tourism in Islamabad, Prime Minister directed to develop framework for public private partnership specially to attract foreign and local investment in large scale tourism related projects in the country.
He emphasized that relevant tourism departments should develop their tourism policies and plans in accordance with the best international practices of sustainable tourism.
Prime Minister Imran Khan directed for devising a comprehensive plan of action in consultation with relevant public and private sector organizations for implementing a well synergized and well-coordinated mechanism for promotion of tourism in the country.
Imran Khan also directed to ensure environmental protection and cultural preservation while undertaking tourism related projects in tourist areas of the country.
He stressed to make tourism center-stage of development process by ensuring that development proposals of other sectors are seamlessly fed into the development of tourism potential of provinces and regions.