The spokesperson of the Chief Minister said the government of Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) has decided to resume the tourism-related activities in the province.
As per the details, the instructions have been issued by Mir Afzal Khan—the Caretaker Chief Minister to open the tourism sector across the province while implementing the standard operating procedures (SOPs).
The spokesperson to the CM further said that the admission of the tourists will be subject to the clearance of the medical reports. He further added that the visitors will be allowed to enter Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) from tomorrow (Saturday).
It is pertinent to mention here that all the public spots, parks, and picnic points were sealed by the local government after the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Not a single visitor was allowed to enter the province for the mentioned purpose during the coronavirus lockdown.
On the other hand, the Federal Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar said that the dine-in restaurants and the beauty salons across the country will be reopened on August 10 as the country’s efforts against the pandemic seem to bear fruit.