A largely unexplored avenue of tourism in Pakistan is religious tourism – mainly Sikh and Buddhist tourism – which can potentially generate over $60 billion for Pakistan, and create over 100,000 jobs. To get the maximum benefit from this sector, the government needs to immediately invest in developing and maintaining vital supporting infrastructure.
Mr Hamza Khaqan is a business student at the Lahore School of Economics as well as a start-up entrepreneur. He has a keen interest in disciplines such as political thought, philosophy, sociology, and other social sciences. He peruses music as a hobby and plays the guitar, violin, and piano.