Mauritius offers expertise to promote tourism in Pakistan


Mauritius High Commissioner to Pakistan Rashidally Soobadar has offered his country’s expertise to exploit Pakistan’s untapped potential of tourism sector, saying he believed it can significantly contribute to the national economy.

“Mauritius has a very organized tourism sector which contributes 25 per cent to its GDP, and I offer my country’s technical assistance to promote services and system to make Pakistan an international tourists’ hub” he said in an interview with APP. Quoting Pakistan’s “mesmerizing scenic northern areas and weather conditions,” Soobadar said Pakistan was an ideal country and, “I suggest the authorities concerned to adopt Mauritius model to make it an ideal tourists’ destination.”

He said his country, a small island with 1.2 million populations, annually attracts over 1.5 million tourists which.—APP


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