ISLAMABAD: Managing Director Pakistan Tourism Growth Company (PTDC) PTDC, Aftab ur Rehman Rana has stated that PTDC and Agriculture Tourism Growth Company of Pakistan (ATDCP) has chosen 10 villages throughout the nation as a mannequin rural tourism locations in Pakistan.
He stated that PTDC has positioned these villages on the map of UNWTO’s greatest vacationer villages.
In a press release, he stated that just lately, United Nations World Tourism Group (UNWTO) has additionally launched the International Greatest Tourism Village initiative to advertise the position of tourism within the worth and safety of rural villages in addition to the landscapes related to them.
Aftab stated the promotion of rural tourism actions might assist strengthen the native, provincial and nationwide economic system and put the nation’s rural areas on the trail of growth.
“Pakistan is especially a rural nation and tourism can drastically contribute to the socio-economic growth of our rural areas that are in any other case uncared for within the total growth agenda of presidency as a result of often extra focus of presidency’s schemes is on the event of city areas”, he added.
He stated that rural tourism encourages native communities to revive and protect their traditions, crafts, conventional festivals, structure, and different distinctive practices.