ISLAMABAD: To promote Pakistan as a four season preferred tourism destination for the French and the European tourists, awell-equipped, dedicated and custom designed Tourism Facilitation Section has been established at the Embassy of Pakistan in Paris.
The section was inaugurated by Jean-Bernard Sempastous, President, France-Pakistan Friendship Group in the French National Assembly and H.E. Moinul Haque Ambassador of Pakistan to France.
The inauguration ceremony held in Paris on Thursday, 25th July was attended by the French government officials, French tours operators, travel writers and media persons.
While speaking on the occasion, the Ambassador said setting up of the tourism facilitation section was part of Embassy’s Tourism initiative to promote and market Pakistan’s hidden touristic treasures.
He also informed the guests about various steps taken by the government of Pakistan to promote tourism in Pakistan and invited them to visit Pakistan to enjoy its natural beauty, cultural heritage and the hospitality of its people.
He specifically thanked the French and Pakistani tour operators for being a close partner of the Embassy by offering special tour packages for Pakistan. Specially designed brochures and leaflets in French language containing vital information on tourism attractions of Pakistan would also be available.In his remarks, Jean-Bernard praised the beauty and diversity of Pakistan and its potential for tourism.
He appreciated Embassy’s efforts for showcasing Pakistan’s touristic strengths and undertook to continue promoting people to people contacts between Pakistan and France in his capacity as President of the Friendship Group.