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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...

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

    ISLAMABAD: The government has decided to relax its visa policy for Sikh devotees wishing to attend rituals at their religious sites in Pakistan, said a senior official on Sunday...

    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... ...

  • Ex-PTDC chief sent on judicial remand till May 12

    ISLAMABAD: An accountability court sent on Wednesday former managing director of the Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation Mir Shah Jahan Khetran on judicial remand till May 12...

    Talking to Dawn after the court’s hearing, Baz Khan Khetran alleged that his brother was being “politically victimised” by the PML-N leadership because he had refused to hand over some of the PTDC motels to their favourites...

  • 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...

  • Kalam residents enjoy uninterrupted power supply

    MINGORA: Two micro hydropower stations built by the Sarhad Rural Support Programme have ensured round the clock electricity supply to the residents of Kalam at a time when the rest of the country suffers prolonged power outages...

    The power stations established by SRSP with funding by European Union in Kalam valley generate enough power for the local households...

  • CM announces establishment of Kalam Development Authority

    MINGORA: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has announced establishment of Kalam Development Authority which will especially cater for the development of communication, tourism, sports and environment infrastructure in the tourist resort...

    He was speaking at the concluding ceremony of the fifth Swat Tourism and Trade Festival 2015 at Shahi Ground, Kalam, on Sunday...

  • Fitting tribute to India’s Abdul Kalam

    Abdul Kalam who had persuaded the “towering” Biju Patnaik (two-time chief minister of Odisha) to transfer the small island to the defence establishment in 1993...

    When seeking a “target” for testing the surface-to-surface Prithvi missile Dr Kalam had zeroed-in on the uninhabited island which was marked on only very detailed maps...

  • Former Indian president Abdul Kalam dies aged 83

    Abdul Kalam died on Monday after collapsing collapsing while delivering a lecture in Shillong, northeastern India...

    Kalam, 83, collapsed while addressing the students of the Indian Institute of Management in the Meghalaya in Shillong and was rushed to the nearby Bethany hospital where doctors gave him emergency treatment while trying to revive him...

  • Soldier killed, five wounded in Kalam IED blasts

    MINGORA: Two powerful roadside blasts, caused by as many improvised explosive devices (IEDs), rocked the Kalam valley on Friday, killing a soldier and wounding five others...

    Government sources said that one IED exploded when an army vehicle reached the Bahan area of Kalam tehsil at around 2pm...

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