PM hails change in UK travel advice for Pakistan a great news for economy. The change reflected the improved security situation in the country.
Prime Minister welcomed it as he posted his comments on twitter account.
He said he will be delighted that British nationals will be able to see more of what Pakistan has to offer.
British High Commissioner to Pakistan Dr Christian Turner in a statement said it is great credit to the hard work of the government of Pakistan in delivering improved security over the past five years.
After a comprehensive review, the UK travel advice for Pakistan changed based on a wide-ranging assessment of the country’s security situation.
This remains the first major update in the travel advice since 2015.
The improved security situation allowed for the return of British Airways to Pakistan in June last year.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge also visited Pakistan in October last year.
Among other changes, the advice now allows for travel by road to the North of Pakistan as well as the Kalesh and Bamboret Valleys.
PM hails change
Imran terms announcement by UK to revise its travel advisory for Pakistan as a great news.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has termed the announcement by United Kingdom to revise its travel advisory for Pakistan as a great news.
In his tweet today, he said it will address two most important economic issues facing Pakistan today.
He noted employment and current account deficit amond those two issues.
He said bringing in tourism and investment which in turn will provide employment opportunities especially for our youth.