Imran Khan—the Prime Minister of Pakistan on Monday made the announcement that Peshawar to Malaysia flights would soon be started.
He said that the new visa policy which has been introduced by the government of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf would turn out to be a major step in boosting tourism in the country.
As per sources the prime minister met with the lawmakers belonging to the Division of Malakand in Islamabad.
The prime minister also said that the Peshawar to Malaysia flights would be started to facilitate the people of Pakistan who are working there. He further added that special emphasis would be given for promoting the tourism sector.
Fawad Chaudhry—the Information Minister on the 25th of January made the announcement that the present government has brought a new revolutionary visa policy for promoting tourism in the country.
Under the new visa policy, 175 nations would be provided the facility of e-visa while the citizens of 50 nations would be given visas on arrival.
The minister while revealing the major points of the policy said that the Indian origin American and British countries would also be provided with visas on arrival. He also mentioned that business visa would now be granted to the citizens of 96 nations which would be stamped in the span of 8 to 10 days.
The information minister also said that tourists could now visit various parts of Pakistan which include the open cantonments, Gilgit Baltistan and Azad Kashmir. The requirement of NOC is no more needed.