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  • PTDC starts Pindi-Naran bus service

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation started on Monday its bus service between Rawalpindi and Naran...

    PTDC Managing Director, Kabir Ahmad Khan while inaugurating the bus service, said that with the restoration of peace in the country, tourism activities will start picking up to defeat the terrorism...

  • Dosti Bus from Lahore to Delhi suspended after caste violence

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) on Sunday suspended the Dosti Bus Service that runs between Lahore and Delhi after caste violence in the Indian state of Haryana has crippled life since Friday, DawnNews reported...

    Ten people have died in caste protests which triggered widespread arson and looting in the north Indian state, police said Sunday, as New Delhi faced a water crisis after mobs shut down a key...

  • Sightseeing Lahore: Shahbaz inaugurates double-decker tourist bus service

    LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif inaugurated on Wednesday Pakistan's first sightseeing double-decker bus service for tourists in the provincial capital...

    The double-decker bus service, namely "Sightseeing Lahore", is part of a project of the Tourism Development Corporation of Punjab (TDCP) to promote cultural and historical heritage of the province...

  • Double-decker bus service for tourists launched in Lahore

    LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif inaugurated the first tourist double-decker bus service at Punjab Stadium here on Wednesday, and was among the first batch of passengers on it...

    PML-N leader Khwaja Ahmed Hassaan lent the chief minister Rs200 to buy a ticket for boarding the bus that has been reintroduced to the city after decades...

  • Visa policy for Sikh pilgrims to be relaxed, says PTDC chief

    The managing director of the Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC), Chaudhry Abdul Ghafoor Khan, announced this while talking to Sikh pilgrims visiting Nankana Sahib for the 549th birth anniversary of the founder of Sikhism — Guru Nanak Dev...

    The Sikh representatives told PTDC managing director that they faced a lot of difficulties in acquiring visas from India and other countries like Canada, the United Kingdom and...

  • PTDC without MD for 7 months

    ISLAMABAD: The country’s premier tourism development organisation — Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) — has been functioning without its head for over the past seven months and efforts are being made to reappoint a former managing director of the corporation...

    It has been learnt that some names from the PTDC’s hierarchy were sent for the vacant slot...

  • Plans to privatise PTDC properties reactivated

    ISLAMABAD: The federal government has revived plans to do away with certain properties owned by the Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) and is considering leasing them out in a bid to make more money off them...

    The centre has been at odds with the provinces, especially Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, over who would retain control over PTDC properties located in the provinces...

  • President approves Rs1.5bn package for PTDC, employees

    5 billion bailout package for crippling Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) and its employees who have not been receiving their monthly salary for over two years...

    4 million for outstanding liabilities of regular employees and Rs210 million for upgradation and revamping of PTDC’s hotels and motels...

  • Senate body concerned at PTDC laxity on land grabbing

    ISLAMABAD: The Senate Functional Committee on Devolution has expressed concern over the negligence of the Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) in resolving the prolonged issue of 172 acres land occupied by a private firm at Gadani Fish Harbour...

    The committee was discussing the progress report on the public petition regarding transfer of 172 acres of land of the PTDC located at Gadani Fish Harbour to M...

  • Zulfi Bukhari’s appointment as PTDC chairman challenged in IHC

    ISLAMABAD: The appointment of Syed Zulfiqar Abbas Bukhari, popularly known as Zulfi Bukhari, as chairman of the Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) has been challenged in the Islamabad High Court (IHC)...

    A petition filed by 14 employees of the PTDC has also challenged appointment of Intikhab Alam as PTDC’s managing director...

  • Dosti bus brings 14 Pakistanis home from Delhi

    LAHORE: Fourteen stranded Pakistanis, who were scheduled to return home by the Samjhota Express, arrived in Lahore on Tuesday from Delhi by the Dosti Bus...

    Their Indian visas had expired and they were to return to Lahore by the Samjhota train on Oct 8 and then on Oct 12 but could not travel because of the cancellation in the wake of farmers’ agitation in Indian Punjab...

  • Hanging of 2012 Delhi bus rapists postponed indefinitely

    The execution of four men convicted of the brutal gang-rape and murder of a student on a New Delhi bus in 2012 was indefinitely postponed by a court on Monday...

    Her assailants took turns to rape and violate her with a metal rod as the bus drove around Delhi, before dumping her and her friend, who was beaten up, on the road...

  • India hangs four over 2012 Delhi bus gang-rape

    India executed four men on Friday for the gang-rape and murder of a woman on a Delhi bus in 2012 that sparked huge nationwide protests and international revulsion...

    ""Today, all Indian women received justice," Delhi resident Meena Sharma told AFP, clutching an Indian flag...

  • Bus service to link six major cities of Sindh from tomorrow

    KARACHI: The Sindh government will formally launch on Tuesday the Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Intercity Bus Project with initially 50 buses to be run between Karachi and five other cities of the province, it emerged on Sunday...

    Under a public-private partnership contract with the government, a private company Daewoo Pakistan Express Bus Service Ltd will cover five routes from Karachi to Hyderabad, Mirpurkhas, Sukkur, Benazirabad and...

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