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Water level in dammed Hunza River to be lowered to 30 meters

ISLAMABAD, July 21 (APP): A high level emergency meeting in the Presidency on Wednesday night considered options available to rehabilitate the Ata Abad Lake in Gilgit-Baltistan and restore the damaged portion of the Karakoram Highway (KKH). The meeting, presided over by President Asif Ali Zardari, decided to resort to controlled...

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Professor David Petley’s letter in relation to Asad Zamin’s comments

“Dear Friends at Pamir Times I thought I should write in relation to the comments that you report today from the Deputy Commissioner of Gilgit district, Asad Zamin. First, I am pleased that the Gilgit Government is taking the issues associated with this landslide seriously, and I would like to...

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Experts stress integrated approach for rehabilitation of IDPs in Hunza during a talk show

by Zulfiqar Ali Khan HUNZA, April 6: Government is pursuing an integrated approach in order to rehabilitate the people affected from the devastating landslide of Jan 04 in Hunza. This was said by the participants of the talk show held by Divaako Production with the collaboration of AKRSP in Karimabad...

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NESPAK’s engineers reach Hunza to survey downstream villages

PT Report Hunza, April 4: A team of engineers belonging to the National Engineering Services Pakistan (NESPAK) has reached Hunza to survey villages downstream of the lake formed on Hunza River. According to information the team of professionals will identify safer zones to minimize losses during a possible flooding event....

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Third seepage point emerges on the lake barrier

Video recorded on March 23. Seepage has increased since then. PT Report Hunza, April 1: Barrier of the lake formed on Hunza River seems to be saturating with the passage of time as a result of water seepage. A third seepage point has been observed near toe of the...

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