The passengers have been offered reduced fares to travel through PIA while carrying 20-kilogramme luggage at the price of Rs7,500 (Dhs172) for one side, whereas, Rs8,500 (Dhs195) will be charged for travelling with 40-kg luggage.
Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday said owing to Pakistan’s immense tourism potential, the government was focused on exploring the sector for revenue and employment generation.
The UK changed its travel advice for Pakistan in almost five years, allowing its citizens to travel by road to the north of Pakistan as well as the scenic Kalash and Bamboret valleys, the UK High Commission in Islamabad said.
The cable car would have car parking facilities on both the stations whereas it will have an intermediate station as well with restaurant and other allied facilities. The feasibility study of the project will be completed in five to six months.
"During our treks we usually take trash bags on our treks but accidentally forgot them, next time will do more. Our citizens need to be educated to enjoy this beautiful county but be responsible tourists," he said.
A Jirga of elders of the Salarzai tehsil has banned women from visiting tourist and picnic spots, and announced that if the government didn’t implement the decision, the council would take it upon themselves to impose it.
Pakistan is home to more than 7,000 glaciers, more than anywhere else on Earth outside the poles. Rising global temperatures linked to climate change are causing the glaciers to rapidly melt, creating thousands of glacial lakes.
“Vaccine is a vital strategy against coronavirus, apart from face mask and other standard operating procedures (SOPs),” the PM’s aide stated, urging the masses to get immunised against the corona virus disease.
Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday defended his government's response to the coronavirus crisis, saying there has been no confusion or contradiction in his policies since the start of the pandemic.