Gilgit - Baltistan

“Pakistan Mountain Festival” starting in Islamabad on December 10

Most of Pakistan’s mountains and glaciers are located in the Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral region

ISLAMABAD: The `Pakistan Mountain Festival’ is starting in the federal capital from December 10, at the Pakistan National Council of Arts (PNCA), in line with the International Mountain Day celebrated globally on December 11, every year.

The three day festival, 10-12 December, is being organized by Development Communications Network (DEVCOM) with help from Social Economic Environment Development, EvK2CNR, ICIMOD and Gojal Educational and Cultural Association (GECA).

A representative of DEVCOM has informed APP that on the first day the festival would open with Mountain Art and Craft Exhibition while on the second day of the moot outdoor youth activities has been scheduled at Margalla hills to apprise the youngsters with the basic techniques of mountaineering.

In the evening a `Mountain Music Night’ would be held at PNCA auditorium to entertain the audience and amuse them with the folk songs in the melodious voices of local singers.

The festival will be concluded on December 12 at around 11 O a.m, with an exhibition.

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  1. Alamty is a city in Kazakhstan. In the road sign it says alam ata does that refer to the same place. if it does then it got wrong spelling.I wonder if anyone knows kkh to where it ends in what country.

  2. on behalf of GECA , I invite all the natives of Gilgit-Baltistan to join us in this event.

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