Climate Change Could Further Threaten Human Lives, Livelihoods and Ecosystem in Mountains

Climate Change Could Further Threaten Human Lives, Livelihoods and Ecosystem in Mountains

 GILGIT: Experts in a workshop declared Climate Change as an emerging threat to human lives, livelihoods and ecosystem of the mountain areas owing to increased frequency and intensity of extreme weather events. The workshop was organized by the Pakistan Red Crescent (PRC) Gilgit-Baltistan chapter in collaboration with the Canadian Red...

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FATA to be merged with KPK, GB still awaits

FATA to be merged with KPK, GB still awaits

Akhtar Jamil The long wait is over for the people of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) as the federal cabinet has approved the recommendations of the Fata reforms committee to merge FATA with adjoining Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa over the next five years. Obviously, this is a great step towards the transition of...

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GB’s dry apricot export to Russia may be enhanced through CPEC

GB’s dry apricot export to Russia may be enhanced through CPEC

GILGIT: The share of Gilgit-Baltistan in apricot production is 114,286 tons per annum and its export to Russia, the world’s largest importer of dry apricot, could be increased through CPEC connectivity, Director Agriculture Department GB, Fazlur Rehman said on Thursday. One of the most precious gifts, the apricot in the...

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