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Pictorial – Several couples tie the knot at mass marriage arranged by AKSWB, Gilgit

Speaker GBLA distributing gifts among the newly married couples at Shah Karim Hostel, Gilgit

Speaker GBLA distributing gifts among the newly married couples at Shah Karim Hostel, Gilgit
Speaker GBLA distributing gifts among the newly married couples at Shah Karim Hostel, Gilgit

PT Report
Photos: Asghar Khan 

Gilgit, October 19: A large number of couple tied the knot at a mass marriage ceremony held at Shah Karim Hostel, located in Konodas area of Gilgit city. The mass marriage was arranged by Aga Khan Social Welfare Board for the Gilgit region.

Two babies donning traditional cap at the mass marriage ceremony
Two babies donning traditional cap at the mass marriage ceremony

Wazir Baig, Speaker Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly was the guest of honour at the mass marriage.

He distributed gifts among the couples along with Col (r) Ubaidullah Baig, President of the Ismaili Council for Gilgit.

Some of the newly married couples
Some of the newly married couples

The AKSWB has been organizing mass marriages at the community level for several years, enabling families to manage low-budget marriages, while also promoting simplicity and the concept of saving money for education, health and other important life investments.

A large number of people, including families of the newly married couples, participated in the ceremony.

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