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Pak, China friendship tunnel being established in Khunjarab

GILGIT—A Pak-China friendship tunnel is being established some 30 kilometers off Sust area, to facilitate the people of both sides. According to General Manager National Highway Authority, Abdullah Jan that the tunnel is part of the ongoing projects of expansion of Karakuram Highway. He told reporters here on Saturday that...

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Bailey bridge on KKH opened

  Photos: Ali Ahmed GILGIT, Nov 29: Bailey bridge on Gilgit river, constructed by Chinese engineers after the collapse of RCC bridge on August 10, was opened to traffic on Saturday. Speaking on the occasion, the Northern Areas Chief Secretary Babar Yaqoob Fateh Mohammad expressed his utmost pleasure and congratulated the...

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Transport fares not reduced in Hunza

By: Zulfiqar Ali Khan HUNZA-NAGAR, Nov 28: The transporters in Hunza and Nagar have not reduced fares despite a 10 per cent cut announced by Gilgit Regional Transport Authority. However, the transporters said that they had not received any notification in this regard. They assured to decrease the fares if...

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Gilgit Bailey Bridge to be opened today

By: Zulfiqar Ali Khan Hunza, Nov 29: The newly constructed Gilgit Bailyey  Bridge will be opened for traffic today. According to National Highway Authority (NHA), the Chief Secretary Northern Areas, Babar Yaqub Fateh Muhammad is likely to inagurate the 150 metre long bridge constructed by a Chinese company. The collapse...

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WLL licences for AJK, N.As auctioned for Rs26m

ISLAMABAD, Nov 28: Laying foundations for a modern and state of the art telecom network, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority on Friday auctioned Wireless Local Loop (WLL) licences for Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Northern Areasn for Rs26 million.The issuance of WLL licences would augment the government efforts aimed at providing enhanced...

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