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Wednesday June 19, 2024

KP to launch helicopter service for tourists: CM aide

By Our Correspondent
May 19, 2024
Advisor to Chief Minister on Culture and Tourism Zahid Chanzeb speaks during a meeting on May 13, 2024. — Facebook/Zahid Chanzeb
Advisor to Chief Minister on Culture and Tourism Zahid Chanzeb speaks during a meeting on May 13, 2024. — Facebook/Zahid Chanzeb

ABBOTTABAD: Advisor to Chief Minister on Culture and Tourism Zahid Chanzeb said on Saturday that his department was starting helicopter service for the tourists at the scenic spots of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

“Launching Elites Adventure Theme Park for the tourists is a good step in Nathiagali in Abbottabad, which has added another opportunity of enjoyment for the visitors,” he said while speaking at the inaugural ceremony of the park here.

Besides others, Sardar Hameed Gul and Sardar Imtiaz were also present on the occasion.

A unique entertainment park has been established at the scenic Nathiagali with the name of Elites Adventure Theme Park, where a variety of entertainment zones are built. Visitors will experience exciting moments and make lasting memories.

The park provides eight outdoor and 40 indoor tourist facilities of enjoyment, including zip-lining, sky-cycling, free-fall jump, wall climbing, rippling, 360 cycling tracks, air-gun, archery, dodging cars, basketball, softball, play area for children, computer games and others.

Zahid Chanzeb said that there were no facilities for the tourists but now the enthusiast visitors can enjoy various activities at the Elites Adventure Theme Park.

“With the financial support provided by the World Bank, the government has taken several steps under the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Integrated Tourism Development Project for the provision of facilities to the tourists during their stay at the scenic attractions,” the advisor said, adding that his department had provided snow clearing and garbage disposal machinery and had launched electric cars and Rescue 1122 service for the tourists.

He also said that machinery for various scenic sites had also been provided in Naran-Kaghan to facilitate visitors. The CM aide informed the gathering that his department was also providing motorcycles and cars to the personnel of Tourism Police so they would be able to respond quickly in case of emergencies and better serve the visitors at the tourist destinations of the province.