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The Valley of Misgar

by Omer Mukhtar SITTING in the spacious terrace of the PTDC motel at the customs station of Sost, the well-behaved waiter of the motel was narrating the story of how in 1892 Mir Safdar Ali Khan, the Mir of Hunza escaped through Misghar Valley, to Xingiang in China after the...

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A truck faces accident near GLOF site, between Hussaini and Ghulkin

by Zeeshan Ali  Ghulkin, September 16: A truck loaded with fruits faced an accident on the Karakuram Highway, in Gojal Valley. The accident took place yesterday night near the site of glacial lake outburst floods – that had badly damaged the only highway linking Pakistan and China. Four people were...

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CBRC team inspects bridges on the KKH

by Asghar Khan Hunza, September 16: A team of Chinese Engineers, working on expansion of the Karakuram Highway, are surveying various small and large bridges constructed on the Friendship Highway of Pakistan and China. Two reasons have been quoted, by sources for these surveys and inspections. First, recently the second...

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“Music and Dance Festival” at the roof of the world

by: Samandar Pulodov, Director, Amesha Spenta The Pamir ‘Music and Dance Festival’ has been jointly organized by Tajik NGO Amesha Spenta, Khorog Serena Inn and De Pomiri Handicraft in the premises of Khorog Serena Inn. The main events remained continued from August 31 to September 01. The event was supported by...

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