RAWALPINDI: The people of a roundtable Pakistan Tourism Convention has passed a unanimous resolution for the institution of an self sufficient ‘Pakistan Nationwide Tourism Authority’ which could undertake measures and decisions for the promotion of tourism.
They said that public-internal most partnership desires to be promoted to attain the targets for this sector which has a possibility of skill.
The conference used to be chaired by PTDC Managing Director Chaudhary Abdul Ghafoor Khan and attended by representatives of UNWTO Harry Hwang and George Drakopoulos, Aftab ur Rehman Rana, Sustainable Tourism Foundation Pakistan President Malik Akbar Ali, PTDC Audit Portion Fashioned Manager Asif Javed, College of Tourism and Resort Management (COTHIM) Govt Director Sajjad Hussain Shah, PATO President Izhar Ahmed, Tourism Coordinator Rana Afzal Kamran, American College & College Managing Director Tahir Imran, Pakistan Panoramic CEO Saif ud din, All the map by Pakistan Excursions Managing Director Karrar Haidri, Saltoro Summits Managing Director Hamid Subhani, PHA Vice Chairman Amjad Ayub and Inner Asia PATO CEO/ex-president.
The PTDC MD said that a nationwide tourism authority desires to be formulated in the nation which exists in every nation of the realm. “It is time to lift valorous steps on this regard,” he said. He requested the Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to transform PTDC into an self sufficient ‘Nationwide Tourism Authority’ which could perchance allow PTDC to lift decisions for the promotion of tourism in the nation.
Chaudhary Abdul Ghafoor expressed the hope of achieving the target of forming a tourism authority in Pakistan inner weeks as an alternative of months and years.
He further underlined the need for a tourism policy and suggested that he collectively alongside with his team is engaged on it.
He also requested the people of the conference to present their recommendations on this regard. The people including Harry Hwang, George Drakopoulos, Aftab ur Rehman Rana, Malik Akbar Ali besides others supported the proposal regarding the tourism authorities institution and expressed their willingness to enhance fleshy cooperation on this regard.
George Drakopoulos said that public-internal most partnership is important to promote tourism in Pakistan. There’s lack of coordination among the many two sectors and stakeholders, whereas concerted efforts desires to be made to promote tourism.
“The nationwide tourism authority desires to be a joint platform of public and internal most sectors besides, having a fleshy representation of all of the provinces of Pakistan, including Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) and AJK,” he acknowledged.
Aftab-ur-Rehman whereas giving recommendations said that the most foremost role of the tourism authority desires to be to facilitate the stakeholders and traders as per world standards of fantastic providers in the concerned sector.
Thoroughly different speakers urged of Pakistani advertising merchandise being exported to the realm which could perchance relief toughen the prefer of international vacationers.
“Pakistan can introduce a possibility of merchandise internationally and by advertising these merchandise, tourism would flourish and generate revenue for the nation,” they said.