ISLAMABAD - Minister of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony Pir Noor-ul-Haq Qadri Tuesday said that the government was considering to establish Buddha University in Peshawar or Swat. Talking to a delegation of Thailand led by Monk Aryan Chachawan, he said Buddha week would be celebrated in Pakistan. A book would be written on historical sites of Buddha, said press release issued here. Thai suggestions for promotion of religious tourism would be welcomed, he added. The incumbent government was working to increase tourism of historic religious places of minorities. The opening of Kartarpur corridor proved that Pakistan respected minorities, the minister said.

He said the government was ensuring comprehensive security of religious tourists.