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Ghanche: One of the most beautiful and culturally rich valleys of Gilgit-Baltistan

Ghanche: One of the most beautiful and culturally rich valleys of Gilgit-Baltistan

By Nisar Ali Ghanche is one of the most beautiful valleys of Gilgit-Baltistan. Surrounded by lofty mountains, the valley is home to almost 150,000 people. It borders with the Xinjiang province of China in the North-East, and Ladakh area of Indian Administered Kashmir to the South. The capital of Ghanche...

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Noted scholar and author Professor Usman Ali Khan has passed away

Noted scholar and author Professor Usman Ali Khan has passed away

Islamabad/Gilgit: Gilgit-Baltistan’s prominent scholar and author, Professor Usman Ali Khan, has passed away at the Combined Military Hospital (CMH), Rawalpindi. He was 83 years old. Professor Usman wrote some of the most important books on the history and society of Gilgit-Baltistan. Some of his books are: Karakuram Kay Qabail (The Tribes...

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KKH Re-Alignment: 94% work on the project completed so far, remaining to be completed by Sep. 25 this year

KKH Re-Alignment: 94% work on the project completed so far, remaining to be completed by Sep. 25 this year

The project included realignment of the road, construction of 5 tunnels with total length of 7.12 km, 78 culverts and 2 bridges. The total contract amount was 275.06 million US dollar. The  achieved progress on this project is 4% ahead of the scheduled progress. Asghar Khan & Zulfiqar Ali Khan...

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A corridor of success

A corridor of success

DR. AHMAD RASHID MALIK The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a “corridor of success”. After about two years of conflicting and opposing views on the CPEC, especially on the route alignment choices, the All-Particles Conference (APC) gave unflinching support and evolved a consensus on the multi-billion project in a meeting held...

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Rule of Jungle for Rigging Elections in Gilgit-Baltistan

Rule of Jungle for Rigging Elections in Gilgit-Baltistan

Amjad Hussain Nazar The Gigit Baltistan Empowerment and Self Governance Order 2009 was promulgated by the President of Pakistan under article 258 of the constitution of Pakistan, by exercising  powers so vested on him. Through this ordinance GB has been  given provincial status and authority over the provincial subjects without giving...

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