The Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) has developed a smartphone application titled “Tourist Facilitation App” in collaboration with Punjab Police aiming to provide citizen-centric solutions to tourists, local or foreigner, to help find all sorts of information needed.
This application will facilitate the tourists in various domains such as registering their hosts (if foreigner), call police, highway or motorway police or even ambulance in case of medical emergency. This app also aims to help find tourists restaurants, local attractions and hotels nearest to them or in specific city in Pakistan. Tourist can also remain updated about traffic and weather situations in a city they plan to visit. User can send alert with their location to seek medical and legal assistance. Tourist can also find nearest police stations and local embassies in case of legal assistance.