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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Defiant traders operate boats in dammed Hunza Lake in violation of official ban

Defiant traders operate boats in dammed Hunza Lake in violation of official ban

PT Report Hunza, December 26: Traders defied an official ban on operating private boats in the dammed Hunza River and transported over two-dozens truck-loads of merchandise from Hussain to the spillway, near Attabad Village. The traders alleged that an official raft service is being used to mint money, instead of...

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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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