Hotel Industry being Revived by CPEC
KARACHI: This Tuesday, the governor of Sindh Muhammad Zubair stated that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) plan is offering distinctive opportunities to revive Pakistan’s hotel and hospitality business.
While addressing the yearly convocation of National Institute of Culinary Art and Hotel Management, Zubair stated the mega plan will smooth the path for fresh opportunities of affluence for the province and the country through a sequence of openings, as well as easy and safe admittance to international markets.
“The next decade will be a golden era for the province, and particularly Karachi, hence, prudence requires that concerted attempts are made for aptitude building of the local youth,” Zubair said. “The accessible resources must be professionally utilized for endorsement of hotel and hospitality industry as this is decisive to rationalize openings generated through the megaproject.”
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The governor of Sindh went on adding that progressed law and order condition in Karachi through the past three years has permitted many foreign persons to take up abodes in the country’s monetary capital.
“In view of the fact and increasing concern of overseas investors, along with other visitors, we must have an effervescent and well-groomed personnel for our hotel industry and its linked sectors,” Zubair said. “This requires that we formulate a detailed programme to rationalize our industry on well-built and modernized lines.”
In the meantime, on a separate event, Zubair appealed to the Minister of State for Information Technology and Telecommunication Anusha Rehman to talk about issues involving the IT sector.
Rehman informed the governor that the ministry was rigorously pursuing the agenda of “Digital Pakistan” in its true letter and spirit.
“In view of this agenda, the entire country, including rural areas of Sindh will be connected through the Universal Service Fund,” she said.
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