ISLAMABAD, Nov 7 (Pakistan Point News - APP - 07th Nov, 2016 ) : Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) is considering to set-up a Tourist Information Centre (TIC) in Khewra. This was stated by Abdul Ghafoor Khan, Managing Director PTDC during a meeting held Monday with M.Ashraf, Assistant Commissioner Pind Dadan Khan and Khewra Salt Mines Administration. He said that the Salt Mines of Khewra are the backbone of Pakistan's mineral industry.
The products of Salt is famous all over the World. He said that there was lack of tourist facilities in the area but holding of 1st Rock Salt festival earlier this year has created awareness among the tourists resulting in a remarkable increase PTDC plans to hold such festival in near future. He urged the mines Authorities for taking care of General cleanliness as well as appropriate lighting arrangements. He also stressed upon the need of improvement in accommodation facilities for the tourist.