ISLAMABAD: On Wednesday, 10th January the governor of Punjab will be performing an inauguration of Islamabad City Tour, a bus service. The opening ceremony would also be graced by eminent personalities like former tourism minister, Nelofar Bakhtiar, MNAs, MPAs, Commissioners of the twin cities, DCOs, Mayors of Rawalpindi and Islamabad. The participation of Punjab Chief Minister is also expected in the ceremony as main chief guest.
To finalize arrangements of the launching ceremony of Islamabad City Tours, the PTDC Managing Director, Ch. Abdul Ghafoor Khan chaired a special meeting attended by all concerned officials of the corporation including general manager, Tourists Information Center and Audit Branch, Ali Akbar Malik, General Manager, Flashman Hotel, Rawalpindi, Ashfaq Lothar and Media Manager, Mukhtar Ali, besides Protocol Officer, Arshad Ali .
The managing director issued necessary directions to the officials in connection with the inauguration of the bus service at the Chief Executive office of the PTDC.
Ghafoor directed that small national flags be displayed all over the places of the PTDC office and the staff should wear office uniforms at the inaugural ceremony. The function would start sharply at 11.am morning and all the guests as well as people should be seated by 10.45 am.
To create a celebratory aura, colored balloons and buntings would be displayed. Police bands would perform tunes of national songs on the occasion.
Later on talking to a selective group of journalists, Ghafoor Khan informed them that a long fleet of vehicles along with the buses of Islamabad City Tour (ICT) would leave Islamabad from Flashman Hotel after the inauguration by the Punjab Governor. The buses of ICT have been fully decorated with national flag, pictures of Prime Minister, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Punjab governor and the PTDC Managing Director. Nominal fare for travelling in ICT bus has been fixed, enabling the people to utilize its services.