Govt to spend Rs20b on tourists’ sites

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Staff Reporter

Peshawar

Minister for Tourism Atif Khan Tuesday informed Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly the province has great potential in tourism and the government would spend Rs 20 billion on development of 25 tourists’ resorts across the province. He was responding to a question of Parliamentary Leader of ANP Sardar Hussain Babak during the question hour in the provincial assembly session held here under the chairmanship of Zahid Shah Toru. The minister said that Rs15 billion allocated for promotion of tourism through World Bank assisted KITE program, adding that Rs12 billion has been earmarked for tourism roads in Swat, Malakand and Hazara divisions and Rs 500 million for access to Sheikh Badin tourist site in Dera Ismail Khan in South of KP.

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