Tourism can help Pakistan to overcome poverty: Huang

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Observer Report
Beijing

Tourism could help Pakistan to achieve its poverty alleviation targets, said General Manager of Guangdong Provincial Tourism Holding Co. Huang Xihua, who is also a representative of the National People’s Congress.

A report published by Gwadar Pro on Thursday stated that poverty alleviation and tourism development are two major focuses for Pakistan this year.

Huang Xihua believes that the development of tourism can become important assistance in poverty alleviation.

During the upcoming Two sessions in China, Huang Xihua will submit the proposal on making full use of rural tourism in rural revitalization.

He said, tourism is the most environmentally friendly method for a rural place to develop.

Also, we often call tourism mobile wallet, which can attract consumers and promote local agricultural products.”

“ He used to work on poverty alleviation in Linzhi, Tibet. We prioritized tourism and built a Tibetan-style town with a visitor center, hotels, commercial streets, etc.”

According to Huang Xihua, that project boosted the local economy. The environment, infrastructure, and public services are improved a lot.

“It has also driven the development of local B&B and increased the local employment. “ She said.