Wednesday, February 1, 2023
KP CM briefed on reforms in tourism dept

KP CM briefed on reforms in tourism dept

HP News Desk

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mahmood Khan presided over a progress review meeting of the tourism department on Tuesday. He announced that the four different KP Tourism Zones would soon be awarded contracts.

The meeting received a thorough update on the department’s continuing reforms, tourism industry development initiatives, and the status of decisions reached at the previous meeting. In order to attract investment in the tourism sector, roadshows will also be held in Lahore and Islamabad this month.

The feasibility study for Boyun Ski Resorts and Hund Park under the public-private partnership mode has been finished, and the master plan for Hund Park has also been concluded, the participants were informed. Additionally, it was reported that 329 tourist-friendly explanatory sign boards have been placed at various locations throughout the province.

The Chief Minister stated KP Tourism has great tourism potential that may be leveraged to combat unemployment while speaking at the event. To draw both domestic and foreign tourists, the government is attempting to enhance the already established tourism destinations.

Several initiatives have been started to build roads to tourist attractions for this reason. In addition to providing facilities, tourism police have been set up for the protection and safety of both domestic and foreign visitors. The meeting was attended by the principal secretary to the chief minister, Amjad Ali Khan, the secretary of tourism, Tahir Orakzai, the director general of the Khyber pakhtunkhwa Culture and Tourism Authority, and other pertinent officials.

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