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Karwan-e-Ghizer: Building Bridges, Promoting Tourism

Karwan-e-Ghizer: Building Bridges, Promoting Tourism

By Waheed Rehmat  ISLAMABAD: (PR) Ghizer Social and Cultural Forum embarked upon a journey with a group of 30 participants, Karwan-e-Ghizer, from across Pakistan to discover the natural splendor of Ghizer and promote tourism in the district. The Karwan started out from Islamabad and lasted for nine days – 13th...

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Shaap: a unique seasonal festival of Gilgit-Baltistan

Shaap: a unique seasonal festival of Gilgit-Baltistan

“Shaap” is a tradition celebrated by the Shina-speaking communities living in different parts of Gilgit-Baltistan. It is a festival that celebrates the arrival of new year. During the festival, groups of youth, and elders, wearing masks, and singing and dancing, visit houses in the lcoality, praying for prosperity, peace and...

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Power crisis in Hunza

Power crisis in Hunza

Tariq Rahim Baig Hunza valley has been the hub of tourism industry in Gilgit-Baltistan where tourists visit in millions annually. Every year the tourism industry of the area adds billions to the GDP of the country. Being the contributor to the GDP of Pakistan it also holds an important position...

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