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World Tourism Day: Domestic tourism enhancing in Pakistan but without planning

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Islamabad, Pakistan: Disbanding of Federal Ministry of Tourism under 18th amendment caused an irreparable dent to the tourism industry of Pakistan because there is no focal body left to promote country at international tourism horizon. Domestic tourism is flourishing in Pakistan but without any proper planning and sustainability, resulting degradation of fragile lands in northern areas of Pakistan. Mega infrastructure ...

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URBAN FORESTRY CAMPAIGN INAUGURATED IN CHITRAL BY ADC

URBAN FORESTRY CAMPAIGN INAUGURATED IN CHITRAL BY ADC

Chitral(PR): Additional Deputy Commissioner Chitral, Mr. Minhas Uddin inaugurated the Urban Forestry campaign 2017 by planting a pine tree at DC Osama Shaheed Park Chitral Today. The event organized by R&D Directorate of KP Forest Department. The Officer of Line Departments, NGOs and people from Civil Societies were also participated. Talking on the occasion, the Additional Deputy Commissioner Chitral said urban ...

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Gilgit’s British cemetery: a local monument to the Great Game

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Shabbir Mir GILGIT: Sitting under the shade of trees, Ghulam Ali stares at the graves around him. These are, perhaps, his last days working as the caretaker of this old graveyard and although he has already retired from the job, he continues to work here as a volunteer till the government appoints his replacement. There are at least 18 graves ...

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