Forest Dept transfers 3 rest houses to TDCP

Lahore: Under the instructions of Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Sardar Usman Buzdar, three rest houses of the Forest Department in Murree have been handed over to the Tourism Development Corporation of Punjab (TDCP), according to news sources.

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To this effect, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed at Forest Complex according to which the rest houses will be opened for the general public. As per the details, the Forest Department will upgrade these properties to add a hostel, kidsí play area, food street and other facilities and amenities so more visitors are attracted to the place.

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During the MoU signing ceremony, Forest Minister Sibtain Khan said bilateral cooperation will promote tourism as the Tourism Ddevelopment Corporation of Punjab (TDCP) will ensure that rest houses are used more efficiently. Moreover, the meeting was informed that more of these facilites will be opened for the public, and floating restaurants established in Sindh River at Kalabagh area.