ISLAMABAD, Jan 9 (APP): Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) has approached authorities concerned to review visa policy for foreign tourists to facilitate more tourists during current year. Managing Director PTDC Chaudhry Abdul Ghafoor said, “We will focus on overseas Pakistanis and foreign tourists during year 2018.
He said visa policy for foreign tourists is required to be reviewed to facilitate more tourists from across the world. “We have also requested Civil Aviation Authority to provide places at all international airports across the country to set up Tourism Information Desks” he said. He said Pakistan was declared world top travel destination for 2018 by British Backpacker Society among twenty top travel destinations. He said it was a big honor for Pakistan to be declared number one amongst top travel destinations across the world.
He said PTDC also appointing focal persons in big cities of the country and coordinators for tourism in all tourism generating countries to increase tourist influx to Pakistan, who would work as a bridge between tourism departments and tourists. Chaudhry Abdul Ghafoor said PTDC also intended to get hoardings installed at prominent places of all important big cities including Islamabad – the beautiful capital of the world and Faisalabad – the industrial city to highlight tourist’s destinations.