Online visas for tourists and overseas tourists to Pakistan have increased significantly.
Those who want to come to Pakistan are taking a keen interest in online visas after the introduction of the e-visa facility.
In January 2020, 7749 applications were received while in January this year, the number of online applications reached 31197.
It may be recalled that on March 14, Prime Minister Imran Khan had announced a new visa policy, under which in the first phase, citizens of 5 countries will get e-visas, including UK, China, Turkey, Malaysia, and UAE. Will be available while on-arrival visas will be issued to citizens of fifty countries.
At the end of January, the government announced a new visa policy for tourists, which would provide on-arrival and 175 e-visa facilities to tourists from 50 countries.
Earlier on January 13, 2019, the Federal Minister of Information had said that the government was revoking Pakistan’s visas for 66 countries to promote tourism in the country so that people from those countries could come and enjoy the festivals held in Pakistan.