ISLAMABAD, May 04 (APP): Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) on Tuesday lauded the vision and endeavor of Prime Minister for the development of Gilgit Baltistan.
In a press statement, Chairman FPCCI Qurban Ali, appreciated the announcement of the development package of Rs370 billion aiming to promote tourism through development of infrastructure and networking.
Expressing his gratitude, Ali said that the development package of Rs 370 billion will begin new era of economic development and social prosperity in Gilgit-Baltistan.
This area of Pakistan has been blessed with abundant resources and natural beauty, he said adding that the government should announce special reliefs and exemptions for domestic and foreign investors to boost investment in tourism sector in Gilgit-Baltistan as well as industrial and commercial activities.
He also suggested to combine the tourism with agriculture sectors and promote agri-tourism in Gilgit Baltistan.