Usman Dar lauds KP govt’s initiatives for boosting tourism
Peshawar – Special Advisor to Prime Minister on Youth Affairs and Chairman Prime Minister’s Youth Programme Usman Dar on Sunday lauded the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government for taking robust steps to promote tourism and cultural activities across the province.
During his whirlwind visit to the scenic and heritage sites in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Usman Dar said Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is the preferred destination for domestic and international tourists because of its abundant natural beauty and rich diverse cultural heritage.
Usman Dar said scores of people come from abroad and across the country to visit these scenic places in KP to experience the beauty of lush green valleys, snow-capped mountains, deserts, rivers, landscapes, springs, streams and serene spots.
He asked the domestic and foreign tourists to visit the scenic sites in merged districts, Hazara and Malakand divisions, including Naran, Kaghan and Chitral to enjoy the natural beauty and diverse cultural heritage being offered by these places.
He praised provincial secretary sports, tourism, archaeology, museums, culture and youth affairs department and Director General Culture and Tourism Authority (KPCTA) for the initiatives being taken for tourism promotion.
Usman Dar said that youth are the real power and asset of the country and the government is taking a number steps for making them self-reliant and independent as per Prime Minister Imran Khan’s vision.
Earlier, he visited the historic Balahisar Fort, Gor Khattree, Sethi House, Heritage Trail, Namak Mandi, Khyber Rifles Mess, Michini Check-post and other heritage sites.