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CM takes notice of tourists manhandling in Murree

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LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has taken notice of an incident of manhandling of tourists in Murree and sought a report from Commissioner Rawalpindi and Regional Police Officer (RPO) Rawalpindi.

CM ordered for initiating legal action against the responsible persons and said that such elements should be brought to book and justice should provided to the affected people, says a handout issued here on Sunday.

Usman Buzdar said that such incidents at Murree and other tourist places would not be tolerated. He directed the police to arrange regular patrolling at tourists places.

Adviser to Punjab Chief Minister on Tourism Asif Mehmood also took notice of bad behavior with tourists in Murree. According to official sources here, the adviser directed the Rawalpindi administration and police to take action in this regard. He said that bad behavior with tourists in hotels or recreational spots would not be tolerated at all: “All possible steps will be taken to ensure tourism promotion.”

Tourism Development Corporation of Punjab (TDCP) Managing Director Tanveer Jabbar had been directed to hold an inquiry with the help of the district administration. The adviser said that proposals regarding setting up of tourism police should also be prepared in the inquiry. Asif Mehmood said that all possible facilities would be provided to tourists. | YouTube Channel

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M. M. Alam is a Pakistan-based working journalist since 1981. Karachi University faculty gold medalist Alam began his career four decades ago by writing for Dawn, Pakistan’s highest circulating English daily. He has worked for region’s leading publications, global aviation periodicals including Rotors (of USA) and vetted New York Times as permanent employee of daily Express Tribune. Alam regularly covers international aviation and defense-related events including Salon Du Bourget (France), Farnborough (United Kingdom), Dubai (UAE). Alam has reported thousands of events and interviewed hundreds of people in Pakistan, UAE, EU, UK and USA. Being Francophone Alam also coordinates with a number of French publications.