KP govt launches mobile app to boost tourism

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PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has launched its first ever mobile phone application to boost tourism in the province.

The aim of mobile app is to provide information about tourist sites and attract maximum tourists both from home and abroad.

The mobile app ‘KP tourism’ will help tourists plan their trips across the province, discover scenic places and interact with other tourists.

“PTI government is heavily investing in tourism sector that will create new jobs, develop the concerned areas and boost the national economy,” Provincial Minister for Tourism Atif Khan told a gathering in Peshawar.

He said this will also promote soft image of the country at international level.

Atif Khan said the government is developing infrastructure at the tourist sites and eight billion rupees have been allocated in the new budget for this purpose.

Speaking on the occasion, Special Adviser to Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis Syed Zulfikar Bukhari said the federal government will also launch a similar app to promote tourism.

The official logo of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Tourism was also unveiled during the ceremony.