Efforts on to facilitate tourists

SKARDU: Deputy Director Tourism Department Gilgit-Baltistan Yasir Hussain said Saturday that the attraction picnic place for tourists in District Skardu is a fairy tale valley which famous for high peaks, fascinating glaciers, beautiful meadows and hospitable community.

He while talking to APP told that Skardu is geographically a big Tehsil of Gilgit-Baltistan and spread over an area of about 8,500 sq.km at an elevation ranges from 2,340m to 4,877m.

Yasir said that tourism department of Gilgit-Baltistan is taking many steps in providing facilities to increase the number of tourists in this valley.

The tourism department is also working hard to provide better facilities to national and international tourists, he added. Better facilities will also help in achieving the target set by the Gilgit-Baltistan tourism department, he said.

The tourism sector is also providing better employment facilities in this area to the people in the shape of travel guide, hotel, and transports etc. he added. APP