UAE projects attracting tourists in Pakistan

Dubai—The Shaikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan bridge and the Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan bridge built in the Swat province in Pakistan have turned out to be key destinations for thousands of Pakistani tourists daily, who wish to get acquainted with the great achievements carried out by the UAE as part of the UAE-Pakistan Relief programme.
Also called the UAE project to assist Pakistan, the programme, which includes several relief projects, was set up to help Pakistani people overcome the hurdles they have been facing following the flash flood that engulfed the country in 2010, rendering millions homeless.
The two bridges have managed to turn the Swat valley into a major tourist hub attracting thousands of tourists.
Pakistani visitors who were seen taking photographs near the area expressed their gratitude to the UAE for building the two bridges on the directives of the President, His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan as part of the UAE-Pakistani relief Programme.