Kartarpur to improve relations with India, promote religious tourism: FM
Pakistan’s visa policy thoroughly revampedShah Mehmood Qureshi said that Pakistan’s visa policy has been thoroughly revamped. Visa fee has been rationalized to make it enticing from tourists around the world. He said online visa facility has been provided to citizens of 175 countries. He added that all roads leading to international borders will also be opened for foreigners. The foreign minister said Pakistani missions abroad will issue multiple visas of five year duration. He further said the new aviation policy will promote tourism to northern areas.
Portugal removed travel advisory for Pakistan“Foreign Office is making concerted efforts to remove foreign advisories. As a result, Portugal has removed the travel advisory for Pakistan while Canada has softened it,” he said.
Govt to promote tourismThe minister said in order to promote tourism successfully, federal, provincial and local governments will have to work in tandem with hospitality, service and transport sectors all have to work He said National Tourism Coordination Board has been set up bringing together various stakeholders for promotion of tourism and art in the country. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9O0K5HXUg0M
Pakistan regrets Indian decision to postpone upcoming Kartarpur meeting
In a tweet today, Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal said last minute postponment without seeking views from Pakistan and especially after the productive technical meeting on 19th of this month, is comprehensible.