Minister: 708,724 foreign visitors came to Pakistan in 2008-09


ISLAMABAD – Pakistan’s National Assembly was informed on Monday that a total of 708,724 foreign tourists visited Pakistan during the year 2008-09.

In a written statement, Minister for Tourism Atta-ur-Rehman informed the House that foreign exchange earned through tourists during 2008-09 amounted to $222.1 million.

Rehman said the Tourism Ministry had signed tourism agreements with Afghanistan, China and Iran to promote the industry.