SAPM: (Govt’s top priority to promoting eco-tourism for environmental sustainability: SAPM)

ISLAMABAD:Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Climate Change, Malik Amin Aslam, has said that promoting eco-tourism for environmental sustainability is among top priorities of the government.


He was addressing the inaugural ceremony of reopening of the 129 years old historical ‘Moto Tunnel’, an historical and archaeological tourist attraction in the picturesque and biodiversity-rich Ayubia National Park in Abbottabad.


He said unsustainable and exploitative tourism practices in various parts of the country have badly harmed local fragile ecosystems. Malik Amin Aslam said the government is taking all-out measures to usher in sustainable models of eco-tourism in consultation with local partners and communities as a part of Prime Minister’s vision for Clean and Green Pakistan.