‘Soon Valley to become tourist destination’

The second phase of the project will be completed by June, next year


APP April 24, 2016
Soon Valley, Khushab. PHOTO: FILE

SARGODHA:


A spokesperson for the Sargodha division commissioner said on Sunday that the government would spend Rs200 million on a project to beautify Soon Valley in Kushab district. He said they wanted to make Soon Valley an international tourist destination. “Several recreational facilities will be added.” Work on the Kanthi Garden and Khabeli Lake will be completed by June, he said. “This will be the first phase of the project.”

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The second phase of the project will be completed by June, next year. “We are trying to develop the infrastructure of Soon Valley.” He said Khabeli Lake was an ideal location for boating. He said thousands of migratory birds visited Uchali, in Khushab district, each year. “It is an ideal place for bird watchers.”

Published in The Express Tribune, April 25th,  2016.

COMMENTS (7)

curious2 | 5 years ago | Reply It's a big World and most of it is very safe to travel in .... Pakistan isn't. If Egypt is having a hard time attracting tourism because of the perception of safety you can imagine the challenge facing Pakistan.
IH | 5 years ago | Reply Its "Khabeki" not Khabeli Lake. The main road from Khushab to Sakesar, the central artery linking the valley to the district headquarter has been in a state of disrepair for years and yet we have these tall claims of making Soon Valley a "tourist destination". How about giving the local people their basic necessities before making these claims.
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