Wed. Oct 5th, 2022


A board erected in Gulmit by Chinese Bridges and Roads Corporation (CBRC) narrates story of the expansion project of Karakuram Highway. [Photos: Asghar Khan]


Aerial view of the site of monumental Friendship Bridge being constructed between Gulmit and Shishkat.




DSC08978Different photographs showing the construction work of Friendship Bridge. The famous local architect, Ustod Sunbul Khan is photographed observing the construction work.

It is for the second time in Ustod’s life that the Chinese came to Hunza valley to work on KKH. During their first visit, in the late sixties, Ustod Sunbul Khan had himself participated in the construction work. He is, now, among one of the senior most citizens of Gulmit.

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