RAWALPINDI: After restoration of peace in the country, the Swat valley witnessed a remarkable tourist flow during the previous years and it is projected that this figure is expected to increase this year. People of Swat are ready to welcome tourists in their valley and PTDC is making efforts to revive tourism in Swat, the Switzerland of Pakistan that has one of the oldest civilizations history and the beautiful scenery one could ever see. This was stated by Ch. Abdul Ghafoor Khan, Managing Director PTDC while meeting Muhammad Ali, District Nazim Swat here in Rawalpindi last week.
He added that PTDC has three Motels and One Restaurant located in Saidu Sharif, Miandam, Kalam and Chakdara respectively These Motels and Restaurant were built for promotion of tourism when the private sector was shy to invest in this area. These Motels and Restaurant are providing high standard facilities to tourists for the last many decades. Ch Ghafoor said that due to increase of tourists flow to this area prefabricated rooms are being added in the existing Motels as well as in other areas especially Malam Jabba for which lands on lease will be acquired.
District Nazim of Swat Mr. Muhammad Ali Shah appreciated the role of PTDC all over Pakistan especially in Swat for promotion of tourism. He assured every possible cooperation of District Administration in the field of tourism.