Daily Archives: April 1, 2008

Proper Planning for Minimizing Potential Impacts of Widening of KKH is required!!

By Aziz Karim azimalik@gmail.com The multi-billion USD widening project of the Karakoram Highway (KKH) was finally inaugurated by the President on February 17, 2008.  The KKH is highest international trade route built at an altitude of about 4,733 meters, having … Continue reading

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Interim Management Setup at Silk Route Dry Port, Sost!!

 Monitoring Desk March 31:  Ali Afsar has taken charge as Chairman of the Silk Route Dry Port, Sost. He will be heading an interim management setup that finishes the nine years old setup, headed by Ghazanfar Ali Khan and his son, Saleem … Continue reading

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