AMRITSAR: For the first time Pakistan government is going to introduce religious tourism packages to attract both Sikh and Hindu devotees from across the world to visit Pakistan for offering prayers and performing their religious rituals.
While talking to TOI over phone from Islamabad on Wednesday, chairman of Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) Aamer Ahmad informed that ETPB had proposed to introduce different religious tourism packages to attract Sikhs and Hindus to pay obeisances at their religious places.
“The packages can be for three days or for five days etc. , we are working on the modalities and would soon start registration of tour operators “ he said, adding that pilgrims from across the world including India could avail benefit of religious packages which would be in addition to the current movement of Hindu and Sikh religious groups from India.
He informed that Sayed Zulfiqar Abbas Bhukhari, special assistant to the Prime Minister Imran Khan, hailed the proposal .