Mr. Khawar Hussain started his bicycle tour, dubbed Destination Pakistan, from Khunjerav and reached Lahore on Tuesday. Dozens of people welcomed Mr. Khawar, a resident of Faisalabad, in Lahore.
The cyclist, who was set to continue his bicycle tour to Karachi from Lahore, told reporters that the reason for his Khunjerav-Karachi bicycle tour is to show the world that Pakistan is a safe place for tourists from around the world.
“I am Khawar Hussain, admin of Pak Tours. My objective is to show people around the world that Pakistan is peaceful country and it’s safe for travelling. I want to promote tourism in Pakistan,” reads his Facebook profile.
Mr. Khawar told reporters earlier that he intends to complete the 2917 kilometres travel from Khunjerav to Karachi in 30 days.
“My destination is Mazar-e-Quaid, Karachi,” he said. “Besides promoting tourism, I want to show the world the peaceful and beautiful side of Pakistan.”