BRUSSELS: Minister for Human Rights Dr. Shireen Mazari inaugurated Tourist Information Corner for Pakistan in Brussels on Tuesday, 2 April.
The Corner has been set up by the Embassy of Pakistan at Brussels in collaboration with Tribes Inspiring Work Places.
Embassy of Pakistan in Brussels is the first embassy of Pakistan abroad to take initiative for promoting Pakistan’s tourist potential.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Shireen Mazari said the government is committed to promote sustainable tourism in strengthening economy and providing employment to youth.
She informed that implementation of liberal visa policy and abolition of restrictions to visit northern areas are steps forward for convenience and facilitation for foreign tourists.
On this occasion, Belgian mountaineer Paul Hegge, who had scaled K2, shared his experience of visiting Pakistan and climbing world’s second highest but most difficult peak.
Photo journalist Benoit Sneessens who visited Hunza six times for photography, made a presentation on his photographs.
The launch was attended by a large number of Belgian and European participants including senior politicians, academics, travel writers, tour operators, media persons, and officials of European Commission, External Action Service and diplomats from various embassies based in Brussels.