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Pamir Youth Forum demands action, rejects rhetoric

Press Release Gulmit, February 15: The newly formed Pamir Youth Forum has demanded urgent action for resolution of the multifaceted issues created by the lake buildup that has already submerged most of Ayeenabad and poses grave threat to low-laying parts of Shishkat, Gulmit, Ghulkin and Hussaini. The Pamir Youth Forum...

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“Respect for environment vital for development”, Wazir Baig

PT Report (Photo by Ali Ahmed) Gilgit, December 31: Awareness among the public is very important to create respect and care for environment. Developmental projects have the potential to damage environment  of a community and it is the joint responsibility of state and the society to ensure that the negative...

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[Feature] Nomus: A unique model of social philanthopy

Text by Shujaat Ali, Photos by Murtaza Baig Nomus is the philanthropic system of community development practiced in Shimshal valley. This tradition is present in different communities of the world under different names. In Nomus members of the community in possession of sufficient wealth “sponsor” a bridge, trail or building,...

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Rupani Foundation for development of Gems sector in Gilgit – Baltistan

Sultan Ahmed, Masaid Ullah Baig and Ms. Gloria Gcheung addressing the introductory session. By Asghar Khan Gilgit, October 21: An introductory session on Gems sector was organized by Rupani Foundation at Gemstone Enterprise Development Center, Zulfiqarabad, Gilgit. Senior representatives of Northern Areas Gems and Minerals Association (NAGMA), Local Tour Operators,...

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International Pamir Festival 2009 being held in Wakhan

by Ali Aman Gojali (Event organizer) Wakhan, September 21: A two days long International Pamir Festival 2009, will be celebrated on 27th and 28th September, at the roof of the world, Sarhad-e- Buroghil, Wakhan in the Badakhshan province of Afghanistan. Artists from Tajikistan, Pakistan and China have been invited to attend the festival,...

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