10 tourist sites of Sindh will be developed through private sector

10 tourist sites of Sindh will be developed through private sector

KarachiThe Sindh government on Tuesday decided to conduct a feasibility study of 10 tourist destinations and identify more locations to promote tourism in the province through a public-private partnership.

Tourist places where feasibility study will be done include Gorakh Hill Station in Dadu District, Rani Kot in Jamshoro District, Keenjhar Lake in Thatta, Nagarpar in Tharparkar, Achhro Thar in Sanghar, Mohenjo Daro in Larkana, Sehwan, Bhatshah. Included. , Drive and Long Lakes in Qambar Shahdadkot, Lab Mehran / Sadbelo in Sukkur and in the coastal strip of the province.

The decision was taken at a meeting of the provincial tourism and culture department chaired by Sindh chief secretary Syed Mumtaz Ali Shah, which was attended by department secretary Ghulam Akbar Leghari, secretaries and officials of planning and development, implementation and coordination. Government of Sindh Public Private Partnership Unit

The Chief Secretary said that the province has huge potential for tourism which needs to be developed. “The Sindh government wants to develop facilities for tourists so that tourism can be promoted not only at existing sites but also at many other sites which have been neglected so far,” he said. Surveys will be conducted with the help of sites. Of the private sector

Mumtaz Ali Shah said that the private sector would be involved in the development of tourist destinations like Gorakh Hills, Kanjhar Lake, Manzar Jamshoro, Lab Mehran in Sukkur, coastal areas, Nagarparkar and other places.

He directed the Works and Services Department to repair the roads leading to Rani Kot and Nagarparkar as soon as possible so that the tourists visiting these places would not face any problem.

Secretary Culture and Tourism Akbar Leghari in his briefing said that a feasibility study of Lab-e-Mehran and Gorakh Hills has been completed while there is a plan to build a theme park at Mohenjo-daro and low cost hotels at Sehwan, Kanjhar. , Karunjhar and other places for tourists.

The Chief Secretary directed the Secretary Culture and Tourism to present the feasibility study of Gorakh Hills and Lab Mehran in the next meeting. He also directed the officials of the Public Private Partnership (PPP) unit to include tourism in the agenda of the PPP Policy Board.


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