Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed has announced that the federal government took a decision to close all roads to Murree to curb inflow on tourists.

Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed said that the decision for the closure of routes to Murree was taken in view of the heavy inflow of tourists who flocked to the hill resort for enjoying snowfall.

The interior minister said that tourists will be diverted to the alternative routes from Murree.

Rasheed appealed to tourists not to head towards Murree and Galyat already packed with a large number of tourists staying in the hilly areas. He added that more than 100,000 vehicles have entered Murree and Galyat, causing a disruption in the traffic flow.