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Govt committed to promote religious tourism in country: President

President Dr. Arif Alvi says government is committed to promote religious tourism in which Buddhism has niche due to presence of a lot of Buddhist historic sites in Pakistan.

He was talking to a Korean delegation led by President of Jogye Order, Wonhaeng in Islamabad on Wednesday.

The President expressed the hope that the visit of Buddhist delegation from South Korea would promote people to people contacts by highlighting the historic, cultural and religious linkages between the two countries.

He said Pakistan and Korean cultural and religious linkages go back to the Buddhist Gandhara civilization to as early as the 4th century AD.

Kiani /Asad