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June 10, 2021

Orientation meeting on tourism uplift

 
June 10, 2021

LAHORE:Tourism and Archaeology Department (TAD) Secretary Mushtaq Ahmad chaired an online orientation meeting with the World Bank’s (WB) team at PTEGP office here on Wednesday.

Task team leader, WB, Ms Kiran Afzal, Tourism Consultant, WB, Umar Yar Khan, ProjectManager PTEGP Waqas Malik and Specialist (Monitoring and Evaluation) Usman Wazir attended the meeting. During the meeting, the TAD secretary was briefed on ongoing schemes costing Rs55 million with a gestation period of five years. “The objective of the project is to enhance tourism as a product and infrastructure of the tourist sites, particularly, roads,” said the project manager. During the discussion, the destination investment management plan was discussed in which the secretary added that tangible results are required. “Along with archaeological sites we also need to focus on religious tourism as well because we have got very important religious sites all over Punjab that need to be taken care of,” he said.