It is no secret that Pakistan’s northern areas have caught great attention from tourists this year. More and more local and international tourists wish to spend their holidays in the beautiful valleys in northern Pakistan.
In light of the recent enthusiasm shown by tourists, authorities have been making efforts to improve the hot travel spots and traveling routes, one of which is a helicopter flight. Yes, you heard that right!
The federal aviation minister, Ghulam Sarwar Khan, said that “The new measures are part of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s initiative to boost tourism and economic growth in the scenic Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) & Skardu region.”
Currently, the Skardu airport’s new runway is in the making. Authorities are also ensuring facilities for helicopter landings. Soon, the airport in Skardu will receive the status of an international airport.
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Promotion of Tourism
In a press interview, CAA’s director-general, Khaqan Murtaza, said, “Through big planes’ operation, we are planning to promote tourism in Gilgit, Chitral, and Skardu.” In addition, foreign flights have also been permitted to land in Skardu.
He concluded by saying that to attract tourism in Gwadar, Mohenjo Daro, and Turbat, CAA has also begun its operation in the respective region, “operations at Saidu Sharif airport have been started as well.”
Many domestic flights have already begun operations to the Skardu airport. To boost tourism in the region, it is essential that more flights head to Skardu airport as the way by road is long and full of obstacles such as land sliding and rain.
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Hunza Valley, a popular tourist spot, is located in the Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan. As summer holidays are here, many tourists make their way to the valley to unwind. If you’re planning a trip to the northern areas of Pakistan, Hunza is a great destination. It is also safe for women if they are planning to travel alone or in groups.
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