One million tourists visited northern areas this season: Mukhtar Ali


ISLAMABAD: About one million tourists visited the northern areas during this summer season, Manager Policy and Promotion of Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) Mukhtar Ali Tuesday said.

Talking to official TV channel, he said the ratio of tourists increased by25 percent as compared to last year due to the measures taken by the government for improved law and order situation in those areas.

He said it is a good sign that the people are visiting tourists points without security, especially Naran, Ayubia, Swat, Gilgit and Skardu.

Replying to a question, he said PTDC has a chain of 39 motels and three restaurants which are providing best facilities to the tourists.

He said: “we are providing international level boarding and lodging facilities to the visitors”.

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