Photography, art exhibition kicks off on Intl Tourism Day

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As many as 322 photographs and around 100 paintings were submitted by established and amateur photographers and painters from across the country in the Photography and Painting competition that was displayed at Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) here Monday.

The competition was organized by Pakistan Tourism Development mCorporation to celebrate International Tourism Day 2022. The themes for the competitions included Tourist Attractions of

Pakistan, Landscapes, Culture and Life, Adventure Sports and Flora & Fauna. While the painting competition was in two age categories including youth and kid competitions.The final paintings and photographs were showcased to encourage the talent of the participants while Advisor to Prime Minister, Awn Chaudry inaugurated the show and termed the works as great effort by the young and budding artists to create awareness among the general public about the importance of tourism, environment related issues and promotion sustainable and responsible tourism.

Managing Director, PTDC, Aftab ur Rehman Rana, on the occasion said the purpose of this competition was to engage the youth in healthy activities side by side educating them on tourism related activities and celebrate the World Tourism Day.

 

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