PM to visit Bajaur, Mohmand districts today
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan is visiting Bajaur and Mohmand districts on Friday (today).
According to schedule, the Prime Minister will address tribal elders at Khar in Bajaur district and inaugurate the newly constructed Cadet college at Ghalanai in Mohmand district. He will also address tribal elders of Mohmand district.
The prime minister is expected to announce a number of development projects for both districts.
Earlier on March 4, Regular courts had started functioning in tribal districts of the erstwhile Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA).
PM launches online visa system
A day earlier, the prime minister launched the online visa regime today to promote tourism and investments into Pakistan. He said issuing of online visa is a major step towards bringing real change as it will open the country to the outside world.
Pakistan open to world for business, tourism
“It also shows that Pakistan is a peaceful and stable country and open to the world for business and tourism,” he added. He said the mindset regarding the allowing of foreigners into the country needs to be changed in order to portray a positive image of Pakistan to the world.
Skiing resorts of Pakistan are unique in world
The premier said the beautiful region of Gilgit Baltistan of Pakistan is twice the size of Switzerland and there are still many unexplored areas in the area. He also said a task force on tourism will make sure that proper facilities are provided to the tourists. He said the skiing resorts of Pakistan are unique in the world due to their topography.
Religious tourism of Buddhism, Sikhism, Hinduism and Sufism
Imran Khan said religious tourism is another major area that needs to be explored. He said religious sites of Buddhism, Sikhism, Hinduism and Sufism in the country can attract a large number of visitors from across the world.
Peshawar oldest living city in human history
Imran Khan said ancient civilizations of the country will be introduced to the world. Imran Khan said Peshawar is the oldest living city in human history and a historical part in the city developed with German cooperation will be opened for tourists soon. He said all the tourist sites and attractions will be properly advertised on a dedicated website.
Promote beach tourism
The PM also said that work is also in the offing to promote beach tourism in the country by taking advantage of unexplored long coastal belt of Pakistan.
Pakistan wants good relations India
Imran Khan said the foreign missions in Pakistan will be activated to play a vibrant role in promoting tourism of the country in the world. Regarding ties with neighboring countries, he said Pakistan wants good relations with all the regional countries, including India.