MARDAN: Senior Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Mohammad Atif Khan has said that the naturally beautiful Ghari Babozai area of district Mardan would be introduced as new touristic spot wherein all basic facilities would be provided for attracting tourists to it. He expressed these views during a visit to Ghari Babozai Wildlife Site in district Mardan on Monday, PTI MPA from provincial assembly constituency PK-48, Malik Shaukat and senior officials of the tourism and wildlife departments also accompanied the senior minister.
Speaking on the occasion, the Senior Minister who holds the portfolios of tourism, sports, culture and youth affairs appreciated the support of the local population in provision of natural environment to wildlife. He announced to turn the place into a good picnic spot wherein the tourists would be provided all kind facilities. He said that the introduction of the place as touristic spot will help strengthen the local economy and people will get employment opportunities.
Mohammad Atif Khan said that the incumbent government is utilizing all resources for the promotion of tourism, saying that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is rich in natural beauty and steps being taken by the provincial government for provision of road and other facilities in the area. He said that after the passage of the period of five years, the tourism sector will earn good receipt for the economy of the province. He said that through promotion of tourism the economy of the province would be strengthened.