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  • Terrorism index places Pakistan at fifth spot

    ISLAMABAD: With a noticeable decline in terrorist activities within its borders, Pakistan was placed at fifth position in the Global Terrorism Index 2017 released on Wednesday...

    The report on the index, released by the Australia-based Institute for Economics and Peace, said that in Pakistan the number of people killed in terrorist attacks fell to 956 last year, a reduction of 12 per cent as compared to the previous reporting year... ...

  • Xi says China places ‘high premium’ on Pakistan ties

    BEIJING: China places a “high premium” on its relations with Pakistan and believes a key economic project will be successful, President Xi Jinping told Pakistan’s army chief during the latter’s visit to China...

    Pakistan has deepened ties with China in recent years as relations with the United States have frayed...

  • Centre wants to retain Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation assets

    ISLAMABAD: Negating the gist of the 18th Amendment, the federal government has decided to retain assets worth billions of rupees of the Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC)...

    Cabinet Division Secretary Nadeem Hassan Asif recently appeared before the Islamabad High Court (IHC) during hearing of an intra-court appeal and apprised the court that the federal government wanted to retain PTDC and its assets because tourism was a...

  • Pakistan improves ranking on tourism competitiveness index

    ISLAMABAD: With less than a million foreign tourists visiting the country on an average, Pakistan has been able to improve its ranking by one point in 2017 – currently at 124 out of 136 countries – covered in the Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index 2017 released by the World Economic Forum...

    3 whereas total receipt has been amounted to $317 million, with travel and tourism competitiveness has a share of 2...

  • World Bank keen to help Pakistan boost religious tourism

    SLAMABAD: The World Bank has shown interest in helping Pakistan promote religious tourism in the country and said the potential for cultural and heritage tourism linked to Sikhism remains heavily unexploited...

    Pakistan’s tourism sector has a ‘captured market’ of followers of Sikhism, with two-fifths of the Sikh respondents considering it a religious duty to visit shrines in Pakistan...

  • Reviving Pakistan’s tourism

    In the eight years following tourism’s devolution to the provinces, the sector continues to be vastly ignored...

    The failure ranges from evolving a provincial tourism policy to inadequate infrastructure to attract domestic and international tourists...

  • Zulfi Bukhari appointed chairman of Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation

    The federal cabinet on Tuesday approved the appointment of Minister of State for Overseas Pakistanis Zulfi Bukhari as the chairman of the Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC), the Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development announced via a tweet...

    The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) government has laid emphasis on promoting tourism in Pakistan and has taken multiple steps to facilitate travellers...

  • Police search places in Geneva for suspected militants

    GENEVA: Police searched the Swiss city of Geneva on Thursday for several suspected extremists militants believed to have links to the militant Islamic State (IS) group, security sources said...

    The security services said they had received information on Wednesday from Swiss federal authorities about suspicious individuals in the Geneva area, almost entirely enclosed by France
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