PTDC to construct motels along CPEC route

Motels to be constructed along the China Pakistan Economic Corridor


APP February 14, 2018
Motels to be constructed along the China Pakistan Economic Corridor. PHOTO: AFP

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) has planned to construct motels along the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) route to facilitate tourists in a better environment.

“PTDC wants to acquire land along the CPEC route for establishing motels in order to accommodate both domestic and foreign tourists,” said PTDC Managing Director Abdul Ghafoor on Tuesday.

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He called tourism one of the important sectors for the growth of the country’s economy. In this regard, Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation has approached all four provinces to join hands in an attempt to promote and develop the tourism sector.

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He said that Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation needed to get space on the entry and exit points of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) route to take up productive measures to make tourists aware of any updates in connection with tourism.

Published in The Express Tribune, February 14th, 2018.

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COMMENTS (1)

cautious | 3 years ago | Reply Why should the govt of Pakistan get into the motel business? Pakistan govt has better things to do that startup another business which belongs in the private sector.
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