Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mahmood Khan has directed to finalize a comprehensive tourism promotional design in coordination with the concerned departments indicating different tourism destinations attracting the large scale tourists in the province.

While presiding over a meeting of the task force on tourism in the province, he said that infrastructure and road communication projects in the first go and the rest would be offered to the private sector for tourism promotion.

"The state land could be acquired for tourism promotion and even land could be acquired in order to promote tourism in the province for the rapid growth and prosperity," he added.

The CM said, “The promotion of tourism will stay at the top of his government’s priorities.

"It would be promoted as an industry with the capacity for mass scale job creation, economic development and overall prosperity of this province,” he said.

The chief minister also directed to plan the cultural and religious tourism in the province.