The United Kingdom has given permit to its citizens to travel to the northern areas of Pakistan, due to the improved security situations of the nation.
The announcement was made by the High Commissioner of Britain to Islamabad Dr Christian Turner on Friday.
This is the first significant update in the UK travel advisory since 2015. It follows the return of the British Airways to Pakistan in the month of June 2019 and the visit by the Prince William and Kate Middleton in the month of October 2019.
As per a statement that was published on the website of the British government it said that the result of a detailed review of the UK travel advice for Pakistan, based on an extensive assessment of the nation’s security situation.
Among many other changes, the advice now permits for the travel by road to the North of Pakistan as well as the Bamboret and Kalesh valleys.
The High Commissioner Turner lauded the Pakistani government for offering improved security environment over the last few years.
He also said that after my arrival in the month of December 2019, he made this review of the travel advice a preference.
He further added that he is happy that the British nationals would be able to see more of what Pakistan has to offer.