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Schedule of spring blossom festival 2009 announced

by Asghar Khan

Gilgit, May 11: According to an announcement by the Directorate of Tourism, Environment, Sports & Culture Department Gilgit-Baltistan, schedule of the Spring Blossom Festival, to be organized from 16th April – 16th May 2009 has been announced. 

The highlights of the month long festival, aimed at attracting tourists from within and outside Pakistan, are as under: Trout Fish dsc012271competition on 16th April at Khalti Lake, Opening of Picnic Spot and Cultural Night at Gakuch on April 17th, Meena Bazaar Gilgit on April 17th, Sports Gala from April 21 – 26 Diamer and Gilgit Jashe-e-Ghanche from April 05 – 10 at Ghanche,  Baltoro Diamond Jubilee Celebrations from April 2 – 4 at Skardu and Spring Polo Tournament from May 10 – 15, 2009. According to reports a team from Chipursan valley of Hunza-Gojal is also expected to participate in the tournament.

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  1. An appreciative continuous step by Directorate of Tourism, Environment, Sports & Culture Department Gilgit-Baltistan,T

  2. The way to attract more and more tourist to our area is beneficial to the economy and congrates to Chipurson team for participating and best wishes for the tournament.

  3. Good news for the area… Such affirmative activates should be organize every year to attract more and more tourists … Good luck for Chipurson team.

  4. A constructive approach for the promotion of tourism in GB.

    (This news published on April 11, 09 but written as May 11, 09) need to be rectified.

  5. Congratulations and well-done Tourism and Cultural department Gilgit Balthistan
    This is a good step for re improveing the tourism in this region because this is the backbone and mane source of income generating in the region .
    But be careful and be alert about the terrorist threats.

    Ali Aman

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