Rs.372.340 million to be spent on development of tourism sites in Sindh

Karachi: Provincial Minister for Tourism Muhammad Ali Malkani has said that Rs.372.340 million will be spent in various development schemes to make Sindh’s excursion and historic sites more attractive for domestic and foreign tourists.

This he said while presiding over a meeting here in his office on Wednesday for reviewing new and on-going development schemes. Secretary Tourism, Additional Secretary, Director General Ghorukh Hill Development Authority, Managing Director STDC, Consultant, executive engineers and officials also attend the meeting.

Minister directed the officers concerned to complete on-going developments on time and no negligence would be tolerated and no compromise would be made on quality work. He warned If development schemes are not completed on time, stern action will be taken against the officers responsible.

Malkani said that foreign exchange could be generated if tourism sector was given proper attention and the economy could be boosted up.

Secretary Tourism told the meeting that Rs.259.027 million would be spent on five in on-going development schemes for the year 2011-12 while Rs.113.313 million would be spent on eight new development schemes.

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