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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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Wakhi culture goes on display at Heritage Museum

By Mathab Bashir ISLAMABAD: A three-dimensional creative display depicting the indigenous folk culture, traditions and lifestyle of the Wakhi/ Pamiri community living in Gilgit-Baltistan region has been created on Thursday at Lok Virsa Heritage Museum. The diorama is established under … Continue reading

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Fifth KP Languages & Cultures Moot opens

PESHAWAR: A two-day Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Languages and Cultures Conference is opening here today to discuss the challenges being faced in the preservation and promotion of different languages and cultures. The organisers told The News on Friday that the literati and … Continue reading

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[Feature]14 years of Wakhi radio program

Group photo of invited guests and officials of Radio Pakistan Sultan Ahmed Sado-e-Bom-e-Dunyo (Voice of The Roof of the World), as the name indicates, is a famous radio program in Wakhi Language, broadcast from Radio Pakistan Gilgit. A rescheduled ceremony … Continue reading

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[Pamir Yatra] Wakhan: The corridor of Central Asia

We restart the Pamir Yatra by entering Wakhan corridor, located at the confluence of five mountain ranges, namely, Himalayas, Karakuram, Hindukush, Pamirs and Tian Shen. Zufliqar Ali Khan narrates in detail his experiences as well as historical data on Wakhan, … Continue reading

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Afghan-Wakhi poet and cultural activist, Ustod Tazagul Sazgar, has passed away

By Nurmomad Islamabad, September 23: A highly respected Afghan-Wakhi scholar, poet and cultural activist, Ustad Tazagul Sazgar, has passed away in a road accident in Badakhshan province of Afghanistan. According to information received by Pamir Times Ustod Sazgar was returning … Continue reading

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[Feature] Pamir – A meeting point of superpowers

By Zulfiqar Ali Khan Pamir, famously known as the Bam-e Dunya, or the “roof of the world”, extends across China, Afghanistan, Kyrgyztan and Pakistan with its heart located in the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region-GBAO, Tajikistan. It is a central mountain knot connected … Continue reading

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“Let’s Learn Wakhi”, new blog launched on Navroz

A new blog has been launched by Rahim Khan and Muhammad Ali, students  of AKU – IED, for learning Wakhi online. http://learnwakhi.blogspot.com/

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[Pictory] Thagm festival celebrated in Gulmit, Gojal

MMS photos by Akram Bari The word Thagm, (Persian Tukhm) means seed and the festival heralds arrival of spring and the starting of farming season. Read more about Thagm Festival: http://www.gojal.net/festives_agricultural_thaghm.htm

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“Parlons Wakhi” (Let’s speak Wakhi) published in French and Wakhi language

by Shujaaat Ali Karim Khan of Shimshal valley has authored a bilingual book on Wakhi language, published by L’Harmattan in the Parlon’s series, on rare world languages. According to information shared by Karim Khan the book comprises of four parts … Continue reading

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