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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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Polish Climbers Attempt Winter Ascent of K2

Polish Climbers Attempt Winter Ascent of K2

SKARDU: A 13-member team of Polish mountaineer led by Krzysztof Wielicki reached Skardu to attempt to be the first to scale K2 (8,611 meters), the world’s second highest peak, in wintertime. Watch the video report prepared by Rajab Ali Qamar from Skardu

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British Backpacker Society ranked Pakistan world’s leading adventure travel destination

British Backpacker Society ranked Pakistan world’s leading adventure travel destination

Murtaza Ali Shah LONDON: The British Backpacker Society, an adventure travel project followed by thousands of people online, has declared Pakistan to be the world’s leading adventure travel destination. The British Backpacker Society announced the result after having counted down the top 20 adventure travel countries throughout the course of...

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Record 1.72 million tourists visit Gilgit-Baltistan in past 11 months

Record 1.72 million tourists visit Gilgit-Baltistan in past 11 months

Muhammad Shafa KARACHI (BR): As many as 1.72 million have visited Gilgit-Baltistan during last 11 months this year marking a huge growth as compared to 0.5 million tourists who visited during corresponding period last year. The tourists’ visits brought Rs 300 million revenue to the local economy during the last...

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5,650kg waste collected from K2-Baltoro

5,650kg waste collected from K2-Baltoro

SKARDU (PR): Waste management along the glaciers and the towering and majestic mountains including K2 and Baltoro of wilderness has always been a serious challenge both for the government and private sector. With the financial support from Moncler, EvK2CNR is carrying out cleanup since 2013 whereby collected tons of waste...

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