Court orders federal govt to include Khowar language in next census forms

Court orders federal govt to include Khowar language in next census forms

Nadia Saboohi PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court (PHC) has issued orders to the federal government to include the Chitrali language, Khowar, in the forms of the next census. During the hearing on Thursday, a two-member bench headed by PHC Chief Justice Yahya Afridi, approved the request filed by a resident...

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15 million being spent on “renovation” of Yadgar-e-Shuhada

15 million being spent on “renovation” of Yadgar-e-Shuhada

By Tanveer Ahmed Gilgit: The Gilgit-Baltistan government has started working on a project under which the historical places of the region will be renovated. Renovation of the Yaadgar-e-Shuhada of Gilgit-Baltistan is one of the projects started initially. Director works Gilgit Development Authority, Arif Hussain told Pamir Times that on the...

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Artists from GB represent Pakistan at cultural exhibition held in Muscat

Artists from GB represent Pakistan at cultural exhibition held in Muscat

Muscat (PR): An international culture exhibition “different cultures one language” was held in Muscat, Oman.  Artist from Gilgit Baltistan represented Pakistan in the event and won the best stall award. Renowned needle and thread artist and artisan Zaib R Mir displayed the cultural heritage of Gilgit Baltistan during the exhibition. Talented...

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Pictorial: Hunza Arts Council celebrates Navroz

Pictorial: Hunza Arts Council celebrates Navroz

Hunza Arts Council celebrated Navroz by organizing a musical night. Artists performed songs, dance and skits. The fifth birthdya of Hunza Arts and Cultural Council was also celebrated by cutting a cake. Here are photos of the event shared by Anwar Hamiya

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Pictorial: Navroz celebration in Karimabad, Hunza

Pictorial: Navroz celebration in Karimabad, Hunza

Hunza: Persian new year, Navorz, was celebrated in Karimabad, like other parts of the Gilgit-Baltistan region. The morning started with prayers for good health, happiness and prosperity, while the festivities continued throughout the day. Local volunteers’ Pipeband came out on the streets, and large number of people, including tourists danced and...

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