Islamabad: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan said on Wednesday that Pakistan is emerging as one of the most attractive destinations for international tourists, a news source reported. She stated that Pakistan used to be known for terrorism only a few years ago, but now it is popular among travellers looking for adventure.
She drew attention to the recent visit from American travel vlogger Alyne Tamir to the country, and added that Pakistan has become a top choice among vloggers from across the globe. Alyne Tamir, known as ‘Dear Alyne’ on social media, is a travel vlogger hailing from America who has travelled across more than 70 countries and documented those trips, has chosen Pakistan as her most recent travel destination.
She pointed out that there were an increasing number of investment opportunities in the tourism sector while meeting with the Ambassador of Portugal to Pakistan Paulo Neves Pocinho. Awan also discussed the picturesque views of the country and praised its cultural diversity as well as its historical significance. The government is looking for ways to utilise these historical buildings and sites to promote tourism.