RAWALPINDI, Pakistan—The Punjab government in Pakistan has decided to promote religious tourism for strengthening provincial economy. In first phase of it’s plans, the government has decided to focus on Sikh religious tourism.
The government has directed the Punjab Planning and Development Board (P&D), Provincial Departments of Tourism, Archives, Archaeology, Law and Justice to finalize the reports related to all Gurduaras in Punjab Province for promotion of Sikh tourism.
Reports in Pakistani media notes that Pakistan has huge potential of promotion of religious tourism which could not be fully explored in the past.
Several religious places of Buddhists, Hindus and Sikhs exist in Pakistan.
Sikh religion’s most sacred places like Gurdwara Nankana Sahib, Gurdwara Darbar Sahib (Kartarpur) and Gurdwara Dera Sahib (Lahore) are in the Punjab province of Pakistan.