BUDDHIST TREASURE IN GILGIT CRIES OUT FOR GOVT`S ATTENTION

Thousands of Buddhists from Japan, South Korea and other parts of the world visiting Gilgit city every year crave to see the 7th century...

UNESCO LISTS IRAQ`S BABYLON AS WORLD HERITAGE SITE

Unesco`s World Heritage Committee voted on Friday to list the sprawling Mesopotamian metropolis of Babylon as a World Heritage Site after three decades of...

AJK ARCHAEOLOGY DEPARTMENT GETS CONTROL OF 85 STRUCTURES, PLACES

The Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) government has notified around 85 structures and places as `protected antiquities` and given their control to the AJK...

CHITRAL WINS TOURNEY AS SHANDUR POLO FESTIVAL CONCLUDES

The Chitral polo team thrashed the Gilgit-Baltistan team in a thrilling finale and clinched the coveted trophy on the last day of the three-day...

18-MEMBER EXPEDITION ARRIVES IN PAKISTAN TO SUMMIT BROAD PEAK

An 18-member expedition has reached Pakistan to climb Broad Peak, the ninth highest mountain in the world, this summer. Comprising veterans, the expedition includes Bavarian...

SHANDUR POLO FESTIVAL TO BEGIN FROM JULY 7

The three-day annual Shandur Polo Festival will kick off at the world highest polo ground at Shandur Pass in Chitral from July 7. The decision...

HUNZA MOUNTAINEER FIRST PAKISTANI TO SCALE LHOTSE PEAK IN NEPAL

Pakistani mountaineer Sirbaz Khan, 30, from Hunza valley along with 12 international climbers recently scaled the 8,516-metre high Lhotse peak, the fourth highest mountain...

CHILIMJUSHT FESTIVAL HELD KALASH VALLEY

  The three-day Chilimjusht or Joshi festival was held recently at Kalash valley. On the first day, the elderly Kalash women and children distributed milks and...

THAILAND APPROVES THE EXTENSION OF THE VISA-ON-ARRIVAL FEE WAIVER FOR CITIZENS...

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to announce that the Royal Thai Government has approved the extension of the visa-on-arrival fee waiver...

LOK MELA SHOWCASES PUNJAB`S CULTURE

The two-day Potohar Lok Mela, organised to promote the culture of the province and the Potohar region in particular, concluded at the Rawalpindi Arts...
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