Monthly Archives: March 2008

Spring Blossom Festival Marathon in Gojal, Gulmit

  A marathon race was organized in Gulmit, Gojal, as part of the ongoing Spring Blossom Festival, initiated by the government of Pakistan for promotion of tourism in the region. A slideshow, containing photographs, has been uploaded under the topic … Continue reading

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International Leadership Training for High Mountain Regions Concludes in Berlin

Berlin, March 30, 2008: The one year international leadership training Programme (ILT) 2007-‏2008, ‘Planning and Management for Sustainabale Development of Mountain Regions’ has been concluded in Berlin, Germany. In this regard a certificate distribution Cerermony was held in  Federal Ministry … Continue reading

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The Chinese Camp in Gulmit

The Chinese Engineers and workers who are about to start work on expansion of KKH have returned to Gilgit city. These photographs show the buildings constructed to accomodate them. Security measures have also been taken by the government to esnure … Continue reading

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The Colors of Spring

Spring Colors of Hunza (Powerpoint Pictorial Presentation) Click on the link above to open a power point presentaiton prepared by GOJAL NET. Photographs: Asghar Khan Presentation: Noor

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Ghazanfar demands compensations par “international Standards” for KKH affectees

Monitoring Desk  Chief Executive of the Northern Areas administration has demanded, in a letter addressed to the Chairman NHA, that all affectees of the planned KKH expansion shall be compensated according to international standards. He has demanded that since the … Continue reading

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Aga Khan opens Ismaili Centre in Dubai

Dubai: Prince Karim Aga Khan, Imam (spiritual leader) of the Shiite Ismaili Muslims, on Wednesday said the new Ismaili Centre in Dubai is a place for peaceful contemplation. “It is not a place to hide from the world, but rather … Continue reading

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Shishkat Youth Society celebrates Nauroze in Karachi

By Amjad and Sherzad Karachi 22 March: Shishkat Youth Society used the occasion of Nauroz Mubarak to entertain and inform a large number of audience about various social, economic and political issues faced by our region, here in Karachi. S.U. … Continue reading

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Improving production of dry fruits (By Kamran Niazi)

March 24 2008:THE Northern Areas are rich in natural resources with lower pest and disease pressure. The climate is dry and the land fertile. With these advantages and characteristics, the area produces varieties of fruits and vegetables, which is the … Continue reading

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Pakistan day observed in NAs with traditional zeal

GILGIT, Mar 24 (APP): Like other parts of the country, Pakistan Day was observed on Sunday in Northern Areas with great and traditional fervour and national spirit. The day dawned with special prayers in mosques for the progress, prosperity, security … Continue reading

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