By Mehmood Ali
A three months long training of tourism management concluded in Islamabad, recently. The training was organized by Aga Khan Foundation, Afghanistan and facilitated by Explore Pakistan Tourism company. All participants of the training belonged to the Wakhan region of Badakhshan, Afghanistan.
Certificates were distributed among the participants during the closing ceremony. Mr Baig Ali, secretary of Ismaili region council, Mr Tayib Mir, acting manager from Paksitan Tourism, Mr Amjad Ayub, general manager of Pearl Tours, officials of UNDP, and other organizations were present at the final event.
During the training sessions the participants were trained in different tourism related areas like basics of English language, computer and tourism management. Later on as practical orientation/ exercise the trainees were also taken on trek to Butura.
My Baig Ali, Tayib Mir, Mehboob Aziz and other speakers appreciated the efforts of Explore Pakistan Tourism and hoped that such collaborative ventures will also be held in the futue for betterment of the society and tourism industry.