PaK stall big attraction at WTM
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Nov 13: At the World Tourism Mart, London, the PaK stall attracted attention of every visitor to the Mar.
The stall set up by ministry of tourism and culture, PaK was representing both Pakistan administered Kashmir and Kyber Pakhtoon Khawa.
The stall showcased the natural beauty of the tourist attractions in PaK besides displaying handicraft marvelous produced in the region, a handout to Greater Kashmir by ministry of tourism PaK said.
The five-day international mart that concluded today was participated by 45 countries. PaK’s participation was for the first time.
Minister for Tourism and Culture, PaK, Tahir Khokher briefed the tourists about the tourism potential and handicraft skills of PaK.
Representatives from several countries visited the PaK stall. The stall was also visited by cultural delegations from Japan, Korea, Malaysia, etc, who had all the praise for the stall.
Interestingly, the Indian and PaK stalls had been allotted the spaces quite near to each other. “This was done due to the efforts of the Indian Consulate in London,” it said.
Khokher said: With some effort the tourism potential in PaK can be exploited by inviting tourists from across the world.
He said the Kashmiri investors can also be attracted towards making investments back home.
He said the setting up of the stall by PaK had been a successful attempt. “The tourism operators from across the world appreciated the natural beauty and traditional handicraft shown to them at the stall.”
To mention, the WTM marked its fourteenth anniversary in 2010, and is today a significant opportunity for suppliers in travel industry to negotiate business contracts.
World Travel Market is administered by events organiser Reed Exhibitions (RE), which also organises a portfolio of other travel industry events including Arabian Travel Market and Luxury Travel Market.
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Lastupdate on : Fri, 12 Nov 2010 18:30:00 GMT
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