The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government is planning to start their helicopter service for the tourists to watch beautiful mountains, rivers accessible and picturesque valleys in short time. KP Helicopter Services Launches to Promote Tourism.
KP Minister for sports and tourism informed media as they have started the talks with the private companies to start the service in far flung tourist destinations in KP. He said that this initiative will not only allow the people to enjoy the aerial scenes of tourist points and it will make it easy for the tourists from Lahore and Islamabad to have access to the tourist places of the province. This service will also facilitate the foreign tourists.
The KP government will start this service for Swat, Kalam and Chitral and after that it will be expanded gradually. The senior minister of KPK said that the helicopter service will decrease 14 hours distance from Punjab to Chitral to just two hours. He was hopeful that this service will help to promote tourism in the province.
It is also worth mentioning that KP government has earmarked Rs. 20 billion for total 75 schemes in sports, tourism, culture and youth affairs in the financial budget 2019-2020.