February 12, 2014

TDCP gears up the activities

The Tourism Development Corporation of Punjab (TDCP) hosted a ceremony with different organizations for mutual cooperation and signed the MOUs between TDCP, Backpacker Club of Pakistan, Motorcyclists Association of Pakistan (MAP) & Smile Foundation at TDCP head office Lahore.

Habib-ur-Rehman Gilani MD (TDCP), Mian Moazzam Nazeer from Backpacker Club, Mukaram Tareen from (MAP) & Khawaja Asif from Smile Foundation participated and signed this MOU. Guests from different walks of life especially youth representatives were invited on this great event. All the four heads agreed that they’ll work together on followings common interests:

1- Promoting Safe Motorcycle Riding with personal protection equipment.

2- Proper Legal documents for motorcycle riders.

3- Promoting tourism and cultural events.

4- Awareness on road sense, First Aid and Fire Fighting.

5- Encouraging Female motorbike riding.

Under this MOU, Motorcyclists Association of Pakistan (MAP) arranged a walled city tour of Lahore for promotion of Tourism in Pakistan. Road safety Rally organized by PSRD, MAP, City Traffic Police & 1122 for awareness about Helmets, Side mirrors, reflectors, light & back lights to avoid road accident. Rally started from PSRD Center Ichhra and ended at Lahore Press Club.

President of MAP Mukaram Tareen, Director PSRD Ghazala Hameed, and S.P. Traffic Lahore M. Azhar Gujjar lead the rally. The participants were holding placards and distributed pamphlets among people for awareness of the road safety.

Meanwhile, a motorcyclist couple from Finland reached Lahore on its way from Australia to Finland on motorbikes. Members of Motorcyclists Association of Pakistan (MAP) warmly welcomed them in Lahore and greeted their tourist venture.

-Published on page#14 January-2014 edition of MOBILE WORLD Magazine

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