Seminar on Tourism Opportunities in Gilgit-Baltistan & Chitral

  • November 3, 2021
  • Pakistan Embassy

A tourism promotion event was organized in the Embassy of Pakistan, Copenhagen today. Representatives of Danish tour operators and local media houses participated in this event. Presentations were given by the Secretary of the Gilgit-Baltistan Tourism Department; Director Adventure Pakistan, Mr. Muhammad Ali; documentary maker, Mr. Wajahat Malik and the renowned mountaineer, Mr. Nazir Sabir on various aspects of tourism.

Ambassador Ahmad Farooq said that Pakistan was a paradise for tourists as it offered all that a tourist could desire including beautiful mountains, rivers and lakes, history, culture, civilization and adventure tourism. He said that Pakistan had a rich heritage with major historical and cultural sites and cities, such as Lahore, Peshawar, Multan, Taxila, Harappa and Mohenjodaro. He urged the Danes to visit and explore the unspoilt beauty of Pakistan, to experience the warmth and friendliness of the Pakistan people, alongwith the rich cuisine.

He mentioned that the relations between Pakistan and Denmark would be further strengthened through increased people-to-people contacts. The Ambassador stressed that travel promoted understanding and knowledge of each others cultures. Pakistan, he said to the youthful audience, would welcome this generation of Danish citizens eager to discover it.

The event was live streamed on the Facebook page of the Embassy for the wider Danish audience and the recording of the event is available on the Embassy’s Youtube channel.

The Embassy has also organized a photographic exhibition on tourism potential in Pakistan which will be open to visitors from 6 November to 5 December 2021 on Saturdays and Sundays from 1200 to 1600 hours.