Dated: 07-Aug-2020 Total Views: 163
The tourist destinations are going to open from August 8th, 2020 across the country, Pakistan, announced after the meeting of The National Coordination Committee, NCC on COVID-19. During the recent meeting of National Coordination Committee under the supervision of PM Imran Khan and the Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar, it’s been declared that the Tourist Destinations are going to re-open across the country because of the great control in the pandemic due to the effective strategies of the government institutions.
The federal minister has said that the people of Pakistan are heroes because they take the preventive measures seriously to contain the spread of the pandemic, COVID-19. Moreover, the minister also appreciated the efforts of Doctors and all other paramedical staff for their contribution to controlling the spread of the disease.
Right from the Lockdown Situation in Pakistan the industry of tourism undergone a great loss. Tourism in Pakistan offers a great economic contribution. Every year, there are thousands of tourists across the country or even out of the country plan to explore the distant tourist attractions especially the Northern Areas of Pakistan. The industry of tourism has been growing for the past few years.
According to the World Travel and Tourism Council, the direct contribution of the tourism industry to the economy of Pakistan was $7.6 billion in 2016. It constituted 2.7% of the total GDP of the country's economy. However, it is predicted by the government of Pakistan that the tourism industry would contribute $6 billion to the economy of Pakistan by 2025.
But, alas, the year 2020 had greatly been affected by the pandemic and almost all the industries in Pakistan including the Tourism Industry in Pakistan had greatly been affected. The country has undergone lockdown for almost 05 months and tourism was totally banned throughout the country. It has seen that in the summer season people tend to move to the northern areas of Pakistan and the main Tourism in Pakistan constitutes in the Northern Areas of Pakistan. But, the summer season was totally affected by the lockdown and there is no tourism activity has seen during this summer season.
Tourism Improvements in Pakistan
As per the decision of the government, tourism is going to be restored, people or tourists across the country or even out of the country would tend to move towards the beautiful places in Pakistan. Now, it is time to bring the potential improvements in tourism to strengthen the tourism industry. The basic improvements for which the tourists look are the proper routes towards their favorite or selected destinations. Then the tourists look for the proper transportation and accommodation options to make their traveling easy and possible.
So, the government should take care of these basic facilities to improve or strengthen the Tourism Industry in Pakistan because it can be one of the biggest parts of the economic improvement of Pakistan. Those people who were waiting for the reopening of tourism and now want to lighten the dullness or boredom of the lockdown, they are invited by the Trips.pk to book their Best Tour Packages to spend good time after ending this lockdown.