Not enough precious stones in the market!

Not enough precious stones in the market!

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Hunza: A group of Chinese tourists visiting the region have said that there aren’t enough precious and semi-precious stones in the region’s markets. They have said that in the future more tourist groups from China will visit the GB region to see the natural beauty and enjoy the unique cultural heritage.

They visited different shops and markets to purchase the precious and semi-precious stones. They showed great interest in purchase of ruby. But,they complained that there were not enough rubies in the market.

The tourists had earlier come to attention after traveling from Sost to Karimabad on horses.

They also met with the officials of Khunjerav Villages Organisation (KVO) and gave them camera and other equipment for wildlife tracking and photography.

Photos: Ali Ahmad

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