Tourism alone could have bridged current account deficit: PM Khan

LAHORE: Prime Minister Imran Khan has stated that whereas different international locations earned billions of {dollars} from tourism alone, Pakistan had in previous uncared for its cultural heritage, ARY Information reported.

Addressing a ceremony at Lahore Fort, the prime minister stated that the rulers in previous “cared about nothing” and tourism business in Pakistan was in tatters.

“No motion was taken to protect the historic and cultural heritage that we now have; we may have paid off international money owed with tourism alone”, he claimed.

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“Our greatest drawback proper now’s the present account deficit of $19 billion. Turkey, alternatively, earns $40 billion from tourism”, stated the prime minister.

“Due to this present account deficit, we now have to go to lending establishments again and again, however this wouldn’t be the case had we promoted tourism at house”, PM Khan stated.

PM Khan stated that Pakistan’s northern areas had been ‘probably the most appropriate’ for tourism and had been “lovely than even Switzerland”.

He stated that the federal government had determined to protect the cultural heritage and it was working for promotion of tourism so individuals from all over the world would come and admire the wonder and tradition Pakistan has to supply.



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