Pakistan: Official Data reported 3% and 0.8% decline in the numbers of domestic and foreign tourists

Posted on March 29, 2012 • Filed under: Asia, Travel News

TAXILA, March 26: Deteriorating law and order conditions and security concerns have adversely affected tourism industry in the country. As a result, those eager to visit historical sites here prefer staying away for obvious reasons.
In 1980, Taxila was declared by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) as a world heritage site with multiple locations and it had also been ranking among the top tourist destinations of the country in the past but according to the official data of department of Archaeology and Museums prevailing law and order situation in the country, it is no more a “tourists’ favourite”. Read article

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