Pakistan, in South Asia, first appeared on the world map on August 14, 1947. Pakistan covers an area of 7,96,095 square kilometers and borders the Arabian Sea to the south, India on the east, Iran and Afghanistan on the west, and China in the north. It is a federation of four provinces, (Balochistan, Sindh, Punjab, and Khyber Pukhtun Khwa) and three federally administered units (Federally Administrated Tribal Areas [FATA], Azad Kashmir, and Gilgit-Baltistan) formerly known as Northern Areas.

Tourism Policies and Development

Pakistan became a member of the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in 1949. At that time, tourism in Pakistan was established under the supervision of the Ministry of Railways, where the responsibility remained until 1955. Then the responsibility moved to the Ministry of Commerce until, ...

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