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TCKP organises safari train trip to historic sites

TCKP organises safari train trip to historic sites

PESHAWAR: The Tourism Corporation Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (TCKP) on Saturday organised a daylong safari train trip to the historic Attock Khurd, King Akbar Fort and River Indus.

The trip was meant to promote tourism and peace and provide an opportunity of enjoyment to people of the province, according to a statement.

Besides schoolchildren, youth representatives and civil society members, advisers to chief minister Suran Singh and Arbab Jamdad, secretary sports and tourism, Aftab Akbar Durrani, MD TCKP Mushtaq Ahmad Khan were also part of the trip.

On the occasion, Aftab Durrani said that tour to Attock Khurd would be arranged twice a month for the public at discounted rates. He said the safari train was brought from Lahore, which would now be stationed in Peshawar to be available when needed.

Mr Durrani said that the development of tourism was the main objective of the provincial government as 70 per cent of the country’s scenic sites were in KP.

Published in Dawn, April 12th, 2015

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