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Pakistan Hosts 2021 World Tourism Forum
Next year, Pakistan will host the World Tourism Meeting to promote the country’s tourism potential worldwide, especially among the countries of the D-8 (8 under development) block.
Press conference in Islamabad on Sunday, Prime Minister Tourism and Pakistani adviser Syed Zulfikar Bukhari said tourism ministers from all D-8 member states, including Turkey, would also participate in the Islamabad forum.
The event was scheduled for this year but has been postponed until next year due to a coronavirus pandemic. Over 1,000 foreign tourists will participate in the 5-day event. Pakistan has great tourism potential that we would like to present to the world, especially the Islamic world.
Tourism ministries from D-8 countries, including Turkey, are encouraged to learn from their tourism promotion experience.
The World Tourism Forum is an Istanbul-based organization that promotes tourism around the world at its annual meeting.
In Pakistan, the tourism industry feels a corona fever.
Pakistan added that it had devised a five-year action plan to boost tourism after many years of terrorist attacks in Pakistan after the 9/11 terrorist attacks in the United States.
He added that Islamabad would launch a tourism e-portal by the end of this year to attract more foreigners and local tourists.
Pakistan attracts tourists with endless opportunities to see wildlife, sail the mighty Indus River, and dive deep into the Arabian Sea from the north’s snow-capped peaks and the shining waters of the south. There are many things to do.
The northern region of Gilgit-Baltistan, which borders neighboring China, has six peaks over 8,000 meters (26,246 feet) high, including K2, the second-highest mountain globally.
The region is home to over 5,000 large and small glaciers and over 100 lakes, making up the world’s largest freshwater reservoir.
Environmental enthusiasts can also witness the endangered snow leopards and brown bears, and 300 species of wildlife in the breathtaking area.
For centuries, Pakistan has been home to three major world beliefs: Hinduism, Buddhism, and Sikhism.
Islamic states in South Asia date back 5,000 years from prehistoric traditions such as the Aryan religion, the Balhaman religion, the ancient Iranian and Greek religions, and believers in the three religions.
Formerly a child of terrorist and suicide bomber posters, the northwestern province of Kyber Pakhtunkhwa has 70% of the Sikh and Buddhist sanctuaries.
The country’s most populous states, Punjab and southern Sindh, also have several places related to the three beliefs.
Pakistan should focus on urban tourism.
Formerly known as the center of Gandhara civilization, Tactbai or Tact-i-bai (the throne of origin) – a small scenic town about 160 km (99 miles) from Islamabad – is the most visited place for swarming Buddhists.
To the northeast of Punjab, there are five of the most important Sikh pilgrimage sites. In addition to the Baba Guru Nanak’s birthplace, the founder of Sikhism born in the Nankanasaheb region in 1469, and Gurdwara (monastery) Punjasahib in Hassan Abdal, where the Grunanak bill is counted.
Carved on the rock of the monastery. The two sites are visited by thousands of Sikhs each year from neighboring India, Europe, and the United States. The Katasuraji Temple in the northeastern part of Chakwal and the Sadubella Temple in the southern part of Sukkur are the two most visited religious sites by Hindus from all over the world.