LAHORE: Pakistan can boost its tourism industry by encouraging women entrepreneurs to pioneer hospitality startups because they are naturally disposed to it, industry officials said on Saturday.
Views to this effect were voiced during a seminar on “Tourism as an Industry for Women Entrepreneurs” at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry.
Governor Punjab’s wife Begum Parveen Sarwar speaking as chief guest said all segments of society should support women so that they could get a better standard.
Women should be encouraged to take part in trade and economic activities, she said adding that “women are an integral part of society and no society can develop without active participation of women”.
Parveen said women had been facing numerous hurdles while working in different fields. LCCI President Mian Tariq Misbah said after the 18th amendment in the Constitution of Pakistan, tourism has become a provincial subject.
“Now we have got to explore more business…