NUMEROUS INCENTIVES AND OPPORTUNITIES TO INVEST IN TOURISM SECTOR IN PAKISTAN ARE AVAILABLE FOR FOREIGN INVESTORS: CH. ABDUL GHAFOOR

 

Managing Director PTDC Ch. Abdul Ghafoor Khan reached Bangkok on 3-day visit where he met heads of different multinational companies and Thai Tourism Authorities. According to sources, Managing Director was accompanied by Suchart Liengsaengthong, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Thailand. MD and the delegation were welcomed by Pakistan’s Embassy personnel and Thailand Tourism Officials. Talking to Pakistani media over telephone, Ch. Ghafoor said that he is visiting Thailand on instructions of the Prime Minister with the aim to attract more foreign tourist from Thailand as well as spreading the message of restoration of peace in Pakistan. Pakistan has been endowed by nature with unique and open of investors to invest in this God gifted heaven on earth. He expressed hope that the return of investment will be remarkable and help Pakistan in achieving its development goals. He met Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) delegation headed by Dr. Walailak Noypayal, Executive Director, ASEAN South Asia and South Pacific Region Department, who assured that information on tourism potential and investment opportunities will be disseminated among potential investors of Thailand.

During his visit, Ch. Ghafoor also met high officials of Thailand’s renowned investment group King Power and recommended them to invest in tourism sector of Pakistan. He briefed the audience in the presentation that population of Pakistan is over 200 million where government has devised many positive incentive for investors. This year government has chalked out a special plan through which, foreign investors can reap a tremendous benefit. This will also help bringing people of both the countries closer. King Power Group meeting was headed by Mr. Vithaya Sintharapantorn, Executive Vice President–Group Marketing.

Suchart Liengsaengthong, Ambassador of Thailand said the people of Pakistan are tourist friendly and peace loving people. With a passage of time, the security situation in Pakistan is improving and I hope that Thai Ambassadors will also reap benefits from the mega project of CPEC.

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