Gilgit - Baltistan [Pictorial] NATCO boats operational in Gojal Valley despite strong winds 9 years ago Pamir Times Water has frozen on coat of passenger traveling in the open cargo boat. FacebookTwitterLinkedinBoats are the only mean of transportation left with the people of Gojal valley (upper Hunza). Photo: Asghar Khan/Pamir Times The open boats, generally used used for transportation of cargo, are being used by the people of Gojal valley for movement across the dammed Hunza River. The open boat makes the travelers vulnerable to severe cold. Photo: Asghar Khan/Pamir Times Water has frozen on coat of passenger traveling in the open cargo boat. Strong winds are blowing in the Gojal valley making it difficult for the boats to operate. Passengers are complaining of severe cold and coughing problems due to the lower temperatures. Photo: Asghar Khan/Pamir Times The 35 seater closed boats provided by NATCO Gilgit - Baltistan are safer and faster than the other boats. Nowadays passengers are traveling in these vessels. Photo: Asghar Khan/Pamir Times The people of Gojal valley have demanded of the NATCO authorities to reduce the fare of the boats and increase the frequency of trips between Attabad spillway and Hussaini Village. The local people have specially requested MD Zafar Iqbal to look into the matter and make the transportation free for the travelers. Photo: Asghar Khan/Pamir Times About Author Pamir Times administrator Pamir Times is the pioneering community news and views portal of Gilgit – Baltistan, Kohistan, Chitral and the surrounding mountain areas. It is a voluntary, not-for-profit, non-partisan and independent venture initiated by the youth. See author's posts FacebookTwitterLinkedinShare this:WhatsAppTweetLike this:Like Loading... Share this on WhatsApp Tags: boats, Gojal, Gojal valley Continue Reading Previous Public should accept 3 rupees per kg hike in wheat price: Wazir BaigNext GBLA forms committee to investigate faults in 18MW Naltar Power project More Stories Gilgit - Baltistan “Potential of sustainable tourism and communities at risk from climate change”: British High Commissioner 2 weeks ago Pamir Times Development Gilgit - Baltistan AKAH and GB Govt to design ‘major water supply project’ for Central Hunza 2 weeks ago Pamir Times Gilgit - Baltistan Why are the people protesting in Hunza? 3 weeks ago Pamir Times Development Education Gilgit - Baltistan Iqra Fund and GB Education Dept sign MoU to expand partnership for children’s rights advocacy 3 weeks ago Pamir Times Gilgit - Baltistan Youth protest against WAPDA alleging injustice in Diamer-Bhasha Dam project vacancies 2 months ago Pamir Times Corona Virus in GB, Chitral, Kohistan Gilgit - Baltistan Two deaths, 13 new cases of CoVID-19 infection reported in Gilgit-Baltistan 3 months ago Pamir Times 2 thoughts on “[Pictorial] NATCO boats operational in Gojal Valley despite strong winds” some comfort popping up .demand more Uff Oh My God,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Comments are closed.