Chinese tourists explore adventure tourism opportunities in Hunza Valley

Chinese tourists explore adventure tourism opportunities in Hunza Valley

For the last two years, a group of Chinese tourists and tour operators is visiting Hunza to explore the potentials of promoting adventure tourism in the region. Last year, they rode horses from Sost to Karimabad, rafted in the Hunza River, and also visited Chipursan Valley. This year, they are...

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World Press Freedom Day observed in Gilgit-Baltistan

World Press Freedom Day observed in Gilgit-Baltistan

World Press Freedom Day was observed today in Gilgit-Baltistan to highlight the importance of freedom of the press and fundamental principles of press. At the Gilgit Press Club an event was held to highlight the issues faced by the journalists in Gilgit-Baltistan. Journalists also protested against the ban on Bol...

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State of Press Freedom in Gilgit-Baltistan

State of Press Freedom in Gilgit-Baltistan

Today is World Press Freedom Day. The 2017 theme is, “Critical Minds for Critical Times: Media’s role in advancing peaceful, just and inclusive societies.” Abdul Rehman Bukhari and Munawar Hussain Nagari have prepared a video report about issues of press freedom in Gilgit-Baltitan. In this video report senior journalists and...

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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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