LAHORE: The Punjab government on Monday decided to utilise official rest houses for tourism purposes.
In this regard, the Ministry of Irrigation handed over three of its rest houses to Punjab Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) after an MoU signing ceremony in Lahore.
The memorandum of understanding was signed by PTDC General Manager (Operations) Asim Raza and Irrigation Chief Engineer Sheikh Moinuddin. Punjab Irrigation Minister Sardar Mohsin Khan Leghari and Adviser to CM on Tourism Asif Mehmood also attended the ceremony.
Speaking to the media, Mohsin Khan Leghari expressed his pleasure at handing over the rest houses of the irrigation department to PTDC. He said that it will help in promoting tourism in the country.
Adviser to CM on Tourism Asif Mehmood also commended the commitment of the irrigation department for the promotion of tourism activities.