ANKARA - Government of Turkey has a gift for people of Pakistan as it has announced to establish a Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Management in Islamabad.
The project was given final shape during a meeting between Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood and Dr. Serdar Çam, Deputy Minister for Culture & Tourism of Turkey in Ankara on Wednesday, according to the statement.
During their meeting, both the ministers explored further opportunities for collaboration in education, technical training, culture and tourism sector.
Shafqat Mahmood briefed the Turkish minister about potential of tourism sector of Pakistan.
He said that domestic tourism in Pakistan reached its peak during current year but stressed on the need for more efforts to attract more foreign tourists.
He also conveyed his gratitude to the people and leadership of Turkey for standing by Pakistan on issues of its core national interest, particularly Kashmir issue.
He also assured Pakistan’s support on issues that concerns Turkey .