Islamabad: Interior ministry of Pakistan has imposed ban on foreign tourists to visit Gilgit Baltistan.
Spokesperson of the interior ministry has said that every foreign tourists have to obtain NOC six months prior to visit Gilgit Baltistan.
Due to security reasons, interior ministry has imposed ban on all foreign tourists visiting Gilgit Baltistan without NOC.
According the spokesperson of interior ministry all tourists visiting Gilgit Baltistan must have to obtain NOC six months earlier. Previously, Gilgit Baltistan council was issuing NOC for foreign tourists, but from now the interior ministry will look after the affairs. The interior ministry has sent directions to the home secretory of Gilgit Baltistan.
This decision from interior ministry has traumatized the whole tourism industry of Gilgit Baltistan.