ISLAMABAD (APP) – Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) is planning to construct tourist resorts in Naltar Valley, Mansehra, Haripur and Tarbela.

An official of the PTDC while talking to APP said the new tourists resorts would help increase tourism in the country.

He said the PTDC’s initiative to introduce ‘Pakistan Tourism Friends Club’ for the promotion of tourism had been received warmly.

He said objective of introducing the club is to promote tourism activities and provide better tourist facilities at affordable rates to members.

To a question he said the corporation is organizing handicraft bazaar at its main motels across the country. Tourist Facilitation Centres in Islamabad, Gilgit, Karachi and Nankana Sahib have been established at a cost of over Rs103 million, he said.