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China sending heavy machinery for opening of dammed Hunza River, in October

China sending heavy machinery for opening of dammed Hunza River, in October

Monitoring Desk Islamabad: The Chinese government has, reportedly, agreed to send “heavy machinery for excavation work at barrier of the dammed Hunza River. The machinery will, reportedly, reach Pakistan in the month of October. Prime Minister Raja Ashraf and the Chinese premier discussed a whole gamut of issues ranging from...

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[Pictorial] Gojal – The forgotten and sunk paradise

Five villages of Gojal valley were directly affected as a result of the damming of Hunza River on January 4, 2010. The river blockade has also severed Pakistan’s road connection with China. Boats are the only means of transportation available for those travelling to and from Gojal Valley.

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Affectees of Gojal have primary labouring rights at Hussaini boatyard, Progressive Youth Front and Labour Party of Pakistan

Press Release  Hunza, August 7: People of Gojal who have been directly affected by the dammed Hunza River have primary labouring rights over the Hussaini Boatyard. These views have been expressed in a press release issued by the Progressive Youth Front and Labour Party of Pakistan. “There are no two...

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Several injured in clash between two groups at Hussaini Gojal

Locals appeal for peace and calm, condemn violence and injustice PT Report Hussaini, August 5: Two groups of people, including labourers, have clashed at Hussaini village, located on the northern end of dammed Hunza River, resulting in injuries to several people. The inured have been shifted to hospitals. According to sources...

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