Pictorial: China-Pakistan Friendship Car Rally

Pictorial: China-Pakistan Friendship Car Rally

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A rally comprising 20 cars and 52 people, originating from China, reached Gilgit-Baltistan today. They entered Pakistan at the Khunjerav border, reaching Gilgit in the evening, after traveling on the KKH through Hunza and Nagar districts. The rally will proceed to Karachi tomorrow and then move to Iran and UAE.

Photographs: Abdul Rehman Bukhari

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Cars entering Pakistan through the monumental gate

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Near Attabad Tunnels

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Provincial Minister Dr. Iqbal and member GB Council Arman Shah welcoming the guests in Sost

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Car rally participants waved Pakistan’s flags and chanted “Pakistan Zindabad” while crossing the region, as locals welcomed them waving their hands

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Immigration process in Sost

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Immigration office Sost

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Rally’s route painted on the back of a back

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Descending the Khunjerav National Park

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At Sost

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Friendship rally participants

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A sunny day at the 15,500 ft high Khunjerav National Park. The snow has melted.

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Officials welcoming the guests

Deputy Commissioner of Hunza welcoming the guests during a special ceremony in Sost

Deputy Commissioner of Hunza welcoming the guests during a special ceremony in Sost

Rally participants pose with the leaders and officials near the Attabad Tunnels

Rally participants pose with the leaders and officials near the Attabad Tunnels

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