Govt asked to engage experts in formulating tourism policy – Newspaper

GILGIT: The federal government has been asked to involve experts for formulating a tourism policy to develop the tourism sector in Gilgit-Baltistanon modern lines.

The centre should also fix the problem of prolonged electricity loadshedding in the region by exploiting its immense hydropower potential.

These were the major demands of speakers at a webinar titled ‘Tourism in Pakistan – Challenges and the Way Forward’ held here on Tuesday.

Speaking to the participants of the online session, Neknam Karim, general secretary of the Tour Operations Association of GB, pointed out that Hunza was getting only two megawatts of electricity against its demand of 26 megawatts.

He said there was no loadshedding in Chitral because of…

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