Abdul Razak Dawood—the Adviser to the Prime Minister for Commerce and Investment said that Pakistan is pondering to permit visa on arrival for 55 nations in order to boost tourism.
While addressing a press conference, Dawood said that a policy was being formed and would be presented to the Prime Minister—Imran Khan in the month of January 2019.
He said that they would also be consulting the security institutions of the country about this matter.
Dawood further added that Pakistan requires tourism and that the government would be doing whatever is in the best interest of the country.
Back in the month of January, Pakistan made the announcement for permitting visa on arrival for group tourists for twenty-four nations which included the United States and the United Kingdom.
The security conditions of Pakistan have improved significantly in recent times. The government of Portugal has acknowledged this fact and has referred to Pakistan as a safe country for travelling.
The Portuguese government has permitted its citizens to travel to Pakistan. A new advisory has also been issued for its citizens, which states that the security situation in Pakistan has improved considerably due to the dedicated efforts of the Pakistan Army and the law enforcement agencies.
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