Tourism and Environmental Preservation in Gilgit-Baltistan

Tourism and Environmental Preservation in Gilgit-Baltistan

By: Kamran Shigri Gilgit-Baltistan is situated in the extreme north of Pakistan bordering China, India  and Afghanistan. The region has an area of 72,971 Sq. Kms. and a population of about 2.5 millions. Gilgit Baltistan is considered to be the most spectacular region of the country due to its diverse...

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Should I Write?

Should I Write?

Jalauddin Shah I am compelled to say some thing. Hey, it is not forced but an inside compulsion! First ever question in my mind is, why should I write? Answer is, “you should”, My inner voice says Then I argue, who will read? Answer is “the mad ones” I start my journey...

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Exodus of the youth of Gilgit-Baltistan

Exodus of the youth of Gilgit-Baltistan

By Naeem Khan Karakorum and Himalaya are known as the world tallest and longest mountain ranges. The Karakoram is a mountain range across the borders of Pakistan, India, China and Afghanistan is located in the regions of the Gilgit Baltistan, Ladakh, Xinjiang and the Wakhan Corridor. These areas are inhabited...

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Special Needs Education

Special Needs Education

Hira Ali I write this letter today with a very heavy heart, once finding out about an issue, taking place in Gilgit-Baltistan. I currently reside here in the United States, but I had the opportunity to visit the beautiful Gilgit city last year. While taking a tour of the Karakoram...

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