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PM eyes revolution in tourism and agriculture sector

PM eyes revolution in tourism and agriculture sector

PM eyes revolution in tourism and agriculture sector. 

Prime Minister Imran Khan spoke about this, while addressing a ceremony after inaugurating upgradation work of Peshawar-Dara Adamkhel road.

PM eyes revolution in tourism and agriculture sector

He also performed and laying the foundation stone of Chitral-Shandur road in Peshawar today (Wednesday).

The PM expressed commitment to bring revolution in tourism, forestry and the agriculture sectors to take forward the country.

While highlighting the breath-taking beauty of Gilgit Baltistan, he said improved connectivity will make the region center of tourism. That will benefit both the locals and the entire country.

The Prime Minister said Swat Expressway has changed Swat and people are now visiting the area even during the winter season.

Imran Khan said he has been approached by overseas Pakistanis who are interested to establish skiing slopes in the northern areas.

Moreover, he confidently said that this region will be thronged by the tourists for trekking in the summer season and for skiing in the winter.

The PM said apart from building tourist resorts, we have to bring in laws for the protection and better management of the tourist areas.

Massive tree plantation campaign also help promote tourism

Imran Khan said the government’s massive tree plantation campaign will also help promote tourism.

Besides, it will increase the country’s revenues besides addressing the issue of global warming.

He said olive plantation revolution is on the horizon.

Imran Khan said new techniques will be employed to enhance the agriculture productivity including that of the wheat.

Meanwhile, he also addressed inaugural ceremony of a new block at Khyber Teaching Hospital in Peshawar today.

The Prime Minister said to serve people remains the primary responsibility of a government.

He further said government is focused to ensure provision of basic facilities to people.

He underlined government’s health card scheme a major step toward ensuring health insurance to people across the country.

Khan said the initiative will lead to establishing a health system with the involvement of private sector that will construct new hospitals.

The PM further said it will also bring pressure on the government hospitals to improve performance.

He noted Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as the first province that has provided universal health insurance to people.

He said Punjab also follows it and it too will ensure universal health coverage by the end of this year.

GTV

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