ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday chaired a meeting on reviving tourism sector in the country, where it was decided to form coordination committee and remove all encroachments from tourist spots, ARY NEWS reported.
The prime minister while chairing the meeting decided to form a coordination committee under the chair of his Special Assistant on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resources Development Zulfi Bukhari for promoting tourism in the country.
The committee would meet after every week and would further brief Prime Minister Imran Khan over the progress made on the development of tourism in the country after every 14 days.
It was also decided to remove encroachment from all tourists spots in the country as the premier directed the provinces to take adequate measures in this regard.
It is pertinent to mention here that the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) directed the provinces to devise guidelines for managing tourism after a decline in coronavirus cases on August 08.
Directives were given in the NCOC meeting chaired by Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar in Islamabad on Saturday.
The meeting discussed opening up of tourism sector with standard operating procedures and safety guidelines for containment of the disease.
The forum highlighted that violations of SOPs have been observed at almost all tourist destination and emphasized that, if tourism not managed well, it might create a pandemic outbreak.
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