Murder of Tourism Industry in Gilgit-Baltistan

Murder of Tourism Industry in Gilgit-Baltistan

By Akhtar Jamil Shiskin One should not hesitate to ascribe the recent move by the Government of Pakistan (GOP), to bar foreign tourists to visit Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) without no-objection certificate (NOC) from federal ministry, a step towards murder of tourism industry in GB. The decision came just at the start...

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Foreign tourists barred from visiting GB without no-objection certificate

Foreign tourists barred from visiting GB without no-objection certificate

JAMIL NAGRI GILGIT: The federal interior ministry has imposed a ban on visits of foreign tourists to Gilgit-Baltistan without obtaining a no-objection certificate (NOC) from the ministry in Islamabad. A letter recently sent by the ministry to the Gilgit-Baltistan government says that it has been reported that foreigners are frequently...

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Two tourists killed in fatal car accident, two injured

Two tourists killed in fatal car accident, two injured

Gilgit: A car carrying four tourists had a fatal accident near the Khunzhrav Top, close to the Pak-China border today. The car, while traveling from Khunzhrav top towards Sost fell in a ravine, killing two of the passengers. Two others were injured. The driver of the car (Number LEB 3224)...

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Poor Road to the Ancient Kargah Buddha Driving Tourists Away

Poor Road to the Ancient Kargah Buddha Driving Tourists Away

Poor Road to the Ancient Kargah Buddha Driving Tourists Away The worst condition of the Gilgit to Kargha road keeping tourists away from visiting Kargah Buddha of 3rd or 4th century A.D. Major portion of the road was washed away due to rain and floods. Kargah Buddha is one of...

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GB Assembly Session

GB Assembly Session

GB Assembly Session: Captain (r) Sikandar Ali of Islami Tehreek reiterated his support for the resolution passed by Gilgit Baltistan Legislative Assembly yesterday reposing confidence in the leadership of prime minster Muhammad Nawaz Sharif. Assembly passed a resolution to offer permanent employment to all contract Doctors working in GB. Assembly...

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