ISLAMABAD (PR): Zafarullah Siddiqui, an economic analyst and Joint Secretary (Dev) (BS-20), has assumed charge as MD Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC).  According to a notification issued by the Ministry of Inter Provincial Coordination (IPC), Siddiqui will look after the work of MD PTDC till appointment of a regular incumbent to this post. This is the first time in the history of PTDC that a highly professional and qualified person in tourism marketing and hotel management has been assigned the job. Pakistan’s leading travel and tourism stake holders have welcomed the appointment.