Why falls were constructed on canals? Pakistan has world’s largest canal irrigation system. There are Five (5) rivers which make it Punjab. Punjab means five rivers (Indus, Chenab, Ravi, Satluj and Bias). From these 5 rivers many canals were digged and canals, distributors and water channels to irrigate punjab and sindh provice. On these canals Falls were established to speech up the water flow of the canals. These Falls are locally known as Jhaal, Chalaar or Thokar.
Potohar valley has been declared as olive valley. Agritourism Development Corporation of Pakistan, organizes annually Olive Festival. There is everything about olive in olive festivals. It is conducted annually at Kallar Kahar to highlight the significance and public awareness about olives. Like how to grow olives, olive value added productsm extra virgin olive oil, olive pickel and guide for farmers.
Pakistan is highly blessed with natural huge landscape and bio diversity, cultural heritage, diverse weather and historical places. Thats everything which a country needs to promote tourism. However, tourism opportunities are not properly explored. Pakistan can attract the world for its so diverse country. Recently prime minister Imran Khan has emphasized on promoting tourism. Agritourism is another highly viable aspect where ATDCP (agritourism deveopment corporation of Pakistan) under the leadership of Mr. Tariq Tanvir agritourism is growing in the country. About 300 agritours have been organised during last 5 years.
Recently PM Imran Khan has identified some new tourism spots. New Thandiani is one of these beautiful hill station. It is 7100 m above the sea level and very cold. Thandiani means cold place. Abbotabad is at foot hills of Thandiani Top. Thandiani is about 1.5 h drive from Abbotabad. Tourism department has managed huts in the middle of beautiful jungle for night stay. A worth visiting place.