Pakistan can fetch huge foreign exchange by exploiting tourism potential: Iftikhar

Staff Report

Pakistan can fetch billions of dollars foreign exchange annually by fully exploiting tourism potentials and rich his-torical cultural heritage besides properly projecting religious places to attract for-eign and local tourists.

It was stated by President SAARC chamber of commerce and Industry Iftik-har Ali Malik while taking to CEO Discover Pakistan Dr Kaiser Rafiq who called on him here Sunday.

He said tourism can turn to be a multi-billion dollar industry in Paki-stan provided the best spots of tourism are publicized globally especially Hunza, Skardu, Swat, Naran Kaghan, Gilgit-Balistan, Harappa, Taxila, Punja Sahib, Baba Guru Nanak and Darbar Kartarpur etc.

He said Pakistan was ranked the best holiday destination for year 2020 and was also declared the third highest potential adventure destination in the world.

He said world’s cheapest excellent tourist spots are located in Pakistan.He said Pakistan has already launched online visa for 175 countries and 50 coun-tries were offered visa on arrival making a vsit to Pakistan easier.

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