RAWALPINDI: There is an immense potential for joint promotion of tourism between Tajikistan and Pakistan due to their common cultural values of the Muslim brotherhood.
This was stated by Ch. Abdul Ghafoor Khan, Managing Director PTDC during a meeting with the Ambassador of Tajikistan in Pakistan Jononov Sherali.
He said that the brotherly relations between Pakistan and Tajikistan can be further enhanced by promoting each other’s tourism destinations among nationals of both the countries.
He further added that PTDC and Tajikistan Tourism Authority might sign a Memorandum of Understanding, in which, the articles for possible areas of joint tourism promotion will be added. He said that being one of the most exciting tourist destinations in the World, Pakistan can truly be a favorite destination for Tajik nationals. Pakistan is a completely safe and secure holiday destination for tourists from around the world. We have opened our doors for tourists from around the world to come and enjoy our hospitality.
Ambassador of Tajikistan Jononov Sherali, said that the in order to strengthen the tourism relations between Pakistan and Tajikistan, a establishment of a working group on tourism is already under consideration. Once names of the members are nominated by Pakistan, the working group will start functioning. Negotiations are underway with Civil Aviation Authority of Pakistan to operate direct flight to Pakistan from Dushanbe. He added that entering in to MoU on tourism cooperation will definitely increase tourist flow between the two brotherly countries.