Participation of the Consulate-General of Japan in Karachi
in the “Pakistan Travel Mart (PTM)
The Consulate-General of Japan in Karachi is participating in the “Pakistan Travel Mart (PTM)” exhibition at the Karachi Expo Center from November 24, 2017, in order to promote tourism to Japan in Pakistan. The event is to be held from November 24 to 26 to promote tourism industry in Pakistan and enhance its business opportunity.
Japan has recently launched the “Visit Japan” campaign to boost inbound tourism to Japan as a national project and strengthen its tourism in Japan to welcome tourists from all over the world. Furthermore, Japan will be hosting several international events such as the “Rugby World Cup 2019” and the “Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic 2020”. In this challenge, the number of visitors from Pakistan in 2016 reached over 10,000. PTM will be a good opportunity to show the attractiveness of Japan and to catch more interests of people of Pakistan about Japan.
The Consulate-General of Japan is promoting the tourism to Japan at its own booth at PTM with display of a plenty of tourism guide goods and cultural items while demonstrating to make one of famous Japanese dishes “Takoyaki”.
The Consulate-General of Japan regards PTM as an important opportunity to make further closer bilateral relationships between Japan and Pakistan through exchanges of people encouraged by the development of tourism between the two countries.