Category Archives: WAKHAN

International committee proposed for standardization of Wakhi alphabets

PT Report Islamabad – An inclusive international committee comprising of Wakhi speaking people, from Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, China and Russia has been proposed for standardization and formalization of Wakhi alphabets. The proposal came at a meeting held Friday in Islamabad, … Continue reading

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Moscow University scholars visit Gulmit,Gojal

Related articles Moscow University delegation reaches Gilgit to visit Ishkoman and Gojal (pamirtimes.net)

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Moscow University delegation reaches Gilgit to visit Ishkoman and Gojal

PT Report Gilgit, Octoebr 1: A delegation of scholars from Moscow University has reached Gilgit en-route to Gojal Valley (Hunza) and Ishkoman (Ghizar). The delegation was received by government officials, representatives of different organizations and the Gilgit based youth of … Continue reading

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Wakhi Festival concludes at Lok Virsa

ISLAMABAD, December 13: The five-day Wakhi Cultural Festival, organised by Lok Virsa in collaboration with Gojal Educational & Cultural Association (GECA), has concluded with a prestigious ceremony marked by traditional cultural ensembles of music and dance. The slogan of the … Continue reading

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Wakhi Festival in full swing

Photos by Noor ISLAMABAD: Wakhi culture seems to have won many admirers in Islamabad as could be seen from audience response on Thursday when folk artists on the second day of the Wakhi Cultural Festival at Lok Virsa presented some … Continue reading

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Wakhi food and music enthrals twin city residents

by Najeeb ullah Naveed Islamabad, December 10: It was the second day of Wakhi cultural festival 2009 at Lok virsa Islamadad. A large number of residents of the twin cities and people from all parts of Hunza and Gilgit-Baltitan witnessed the … Continue reading

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Wakhi festival inaugrated

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Baba Ghundi festival celebrated in Chipursan, Hunza

by Zulfiqar Ali Khan Photographs by Asghar Khan HUNZA, Sept 28: The first-ever Baba Ghundi Festival was held in the Chipurson valley of upper Hunza on Sunday in connection with the World Tourism Day. The main event was held in … Continue reading

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[Feature] Gojal Eid celebration revives Pamiri culture of Gilgit – Baltistan

By Gohar Abbas & Abdullah Bai The Eid reunion of Gojali community held in Islamabad, last Tuesday evening, became a celebration of their mountain culture that young and old from the Pamir heights enjoyed till late hours in the night, amidst strains … Continue reading

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Baba Ghundi Festival on World Tourism Day

Press Release Gilgit, September 24: The Baba – Ghundi festival will be celebrated on World Tourism Day, 27th September,  jointly, by the Tourism Department of Gilgit – Baltistan, AKRSP, AKCSP and the Chipursan Local Support Organization. The festival will be celebrated at Ispenji and … Continue reading

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