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Italy to support Gilgit-Baltistan in promotion of Eco-Tourism , Ambassador Stefano Pontecorvo

Italy to support Gilgit-Baltistan in promotion of Eco-Tourism , Ambassador Stefano Pontecorvo

ISLAMABAD: EvK2CNR conducted a workshop on its contribution in Protected Areas Management and the future prospects in the Gilgit-Baltistan with the support from Government of Italy.  H.E Stefano Pontecorvo, Ambassador of Italy to Pakistan, Mr. Babar Hayat Tarar Chief Secretary Gilgit-Baltistan, Mr. Ignacio Artaza, Country Director UNDP, Pakistan, Mr. Agostino...

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Phandar Rest House in shambles

Phandar Rest House in shambles

Ghizer: A government Rest House is in shambles in Phandar Valley of District Ghizer. The Phandar Rest House  is locked down, and the building is badly in need of repairs. Cracks have developed in the walls, and the roof is damaged heavily. The photographs below explicitly state the condition of...

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PIA drops bombshell on Gilgit-Baltistan’s tourism industry, suddenly hiking airfare by 6000 rupees

PIA drops bombshell on Gilgit-Baltistan’s tourism industry, suddenly hiking airfare by 6000 rupees

Gilgit: The Pakistan International Airlines, which has a monopoly over the air route between Islamabad and Gilgit/Skardu, has suddenly hiked the airfare. A ticket to Skardu from Islamabad will now cost 6,000 more, taking the total to 14,000 rupees for a 40 minutes flight. The timing of the hike is...

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Officials and Tour Operators from Gilgit-Baltistan attend Hestourex Congress and Exhibition in Turkey

Officials and Tour Operators from Gilgit-Baltistan attend Hestourex Congress and Exhibition in Turkey

Gilgit: (PR) A high level delegation from Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) comprising of Mr. Kazim Niaz, Chief Secretary, GB, Deputy Speaker GB Mr. Jafarullah Khan and Mr. Waqar Ali Khan, Secretary Tourism GB visited Antalya, Turkey in order to participate in the Hestourex Congress and Exhibition held from 5-8 April 2018. Private...

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Pakistan to give on-arrival group visas to residents of 24, mostly European and North American, countries

Pakistan to give on-arrival group visas to residents of 24, mostly European and North American, countries

Islamabad: The Government of Pakistan has decided to offer on-arrival group visas to citizens of mostly North American, European and some Asian countries. A pamphlet released by the Interior Minister has said that the on-arrival group visas will be given only if the tours are organized through designated tour operators....

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