ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday directed Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) government to devise a comprehensive strategy for promotion of tourism in the valley.
“There is huge potential of tourism in Azad Kashmir, which needs to be exploited aptly,” he said while chairing a meeting on development projects, promotion of tourism and other matters of Azad Jammu and Kashmir in Islamabad.
The prime minister said overseas Pakistanis are the biggest asset of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, and their problems should be solved on priority basis.
Azad Kashmir Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider said the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf government’s new visa policy was proving helpful in promotion of tourism in Azad Kashmir.
On June 17, PM Imran Khan had expressed optimism that Pakistan would soon become a developed and prosperous nation.
“The world is looking towards Pakistan as a country full of strategic and investment opportunities because of untiring efforts of the incumbent government,” Imran Khan had said while talking to a group of PTI Senators at his chamber in the Parliament House in Islamabad.
The prime minister had said people deemed parliamentarians as spokespersons of their rights and aspirations. He had said when parliamentarians became voice of the people, it increased their respect.