Chief Minister Message on world Tourism Day

Lahore, September 26, 2018 (PPI-OT): Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has said that tourism sector is included in the governmental priorities. Unfortunately, an important government sector like the tourism was badly ignored in the past but the incumbent government will strengthen the national economy by promoting this sector on durable lines. In his message, the chief minister said that promotion of tourism related activities is essential to strengthen the economy.

It is sanguine that abundant tourist spots are available in Pakistan. The PTI government considers tourism as an industry and effective measures are being taken to improve the tourist spots along with provision of better facilities to the tourists. He said that vast opportunities exist in the tourism sector and new job prospects and income can be created by promoting tourism sector in the country according to world standards.

The chief minister said that purpose of celebrating this day is to promote tourism, ensure protection of tourists and historical sites along with provision of better facilities at the tourist spots so that visiting tourists could enjoy the best. We should also reiterate that every possible effort will be made to make the tourism industry an active part of the national economy, he added.

For more information, contact:
Directorate General Public Relations, Punjab (DGPR)
Government of the Punjab
21-Mahmood Gaznavi Road (Abbot Road), Lahore, Pakistan
Tel: +92-42-99201390-1-2
Fax: +92-42-99201371-2