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Pakistan climbs up in WEF’s global travel & tourism ranking

Pakistan has increased its ranking by one point - currently at 124 out of 136 countries – according to the Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index 2017 released by the World Economic Forum. In 2016, Pakistan witnessed less than a million international tourists, with an average receipt per arrival estimated  at $328.3. The total receipts from international tourism amounted to $317 million. The travel and tourism industry in Pakistan has a share of 2.8 percent of GDP and is worth $7.362 billion. It employs slight less…