Pakistan offers tax holiday for foreign investments in tourism sector

Pakistan is offering tax holiday for foreign investments in tourism sector in a bid to attract Foreign Direct Investment.

Chairman Board of Investment, Zubair Gilani told APP that the government has planned to invite foreign investment for establishing tourism zones in Swat, Galiat, Hazara region, Gilgit Baltistan and other tourism zones.

He said huge foreign investment is expected in tourism sector as government is focusing on building this sector on priority basis.

The Chairman said government intends to diversify tourism by exploiting its various sectors, including religious, adventure, medical and education, to promote soft image of the country at international level.

He said the government would ensure provision of all modern facilities to tourists to provide them enjoyable and secure environment.

Source: Radio Pakistan