KP launches Pakistan’s first tourism mobile app to facilitate tourists
KP tourism department has launched Pakistan’s first mobile app and web portal called kptourism, to facilitate both domestic and foreign tourists during a visit to the northern areas of Pakistan. The KP Senior Minister for Sports, Tourism, Archaeology, Culture, Museums and Youth Affairs Atif Khan inaugurated the mobile app on Wednesday.
Prime Minister Imran Khan’s special minister on Overseas Pakistanis and Chairman National Tourism Board Zulfi Bukhari also attended the launch ceremony of the tourism app. Atif Khan while speaking at the event stated that we have initiated the promotion of tourism in KP province through the mobile app and more projects are in pipeline that will help boost the sector.
He also added that the PTI government is taking steps for the tourism sector that will attract 10 million foreign tourists to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in five years and will help generate 10 billion dollars in revenue. The minister along with the app launched a bus service for tourists and tourism logo as well. A documentary was also played during the launch ceremony regarding tourists resorts.
Special Assistant Zulfi Bukhari also termed the mobile app launch as a big step forward towards promoting tourism in KP. The app will act as a guide for the tourists and contains all the data related to all the lush green valleys, snow-capped mountains, deserts, rivers, landscapes, roads, petrol pumps, rich cultural heritage and archaeological sites, springs, waterfalls, streams, Buddhism ruins and serene spots in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.