Arrangements finalised for devolution of PTDC motels

The arrangements complete the devolution of PTDC motels in light of the 18th amendment of the constitution.


Web Desk August 05, 2013
Riaz Hussain Pirzada addressing an inter-provincial forum on early childhood education in Islamabad on April 26, 2012. PHOTO: EXPRESS/FILE

ISLAMABAD: The government on Monday announced that it has finalised arrangements for the devolving the management of Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) motels to provinces, with the handover expected soon after Eid.

The decision was announced in the PTDC Board of Directors meeting in Islamabad on Monday. The arrangements have been made in light of the 18th amendment.

The meeting also approved the constitution of a successor entity at the federal level called the Pakistan Tourism Advisory Board to look after regulatory and international aspects of the industry.

Federal Minister for the Ministry of Inter Provincial Coordination, Government of Pakistan (IPC) Riaz Hussain Pirzada presided over the meeting.

Secretary IPC, MD PTDC, other BOD members, representatives from the four provinces, and representatives from Azad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan attended the meeting.

COMMENTS (1)

Babar Bhayo | 8 years ago | Reply

After it will be better for employees. Because several are demanding salaries for many months. Specially Karachi employees. Why not in Past PTDC was transferred according to 12th amendment?

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