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PTDC has evolved 10 year program for promotion of tourism
July 05, 2020

Chairman Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation Sayed Zulfiqar Abbas Bukhari says Pakistan will host the Global Tourism Forum in 2021.

Addressing a news conference in Islamabad on Sunday, he said Pakistan will also be hosting tourism summit of D-8 countries in 2022.

He said government has formulated a policy of ten years to uplift tourism in Pakistan and it has also developed five years action plan.

Zulfiqar Abbas Bukhari said a national portal has been designed to promote tourism in the country.

Commenting on PTDC's poor performance over the years, he said political intervention has devastated the organization. He said all initiatives have been taken to use the potential of PTDC.

He said employees of PTDC have been offered a lucrative golden handshake.  

Responding to a question, he categorically said that government is not privatizing Roosevelt Hotel in New York.