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Gojal: Chinese artists perform at cultural festival in Gulmit

Gulmit: Artists from China delivered cheerful performance during a cultural festival in Gulmit, Gojal, on Friday. Dances and songs by the local artists from Gojal Valley further embellished the colorful event.

A large delegation from the Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly also attended the festival, including Haji Akbar Tabaan, Mr. Ghazanfar Ali Khan, Dr. Iqbal, Iqbal Hassan Balti and Yasir Khan.

Artists from China’s Xinjiang province visited Gojal to mark and perform in the Khunjerb-Pamir Cultural Festival held on Aug. 26-27. The Chinese artists were invited to perform at the festival in Gulmit, which they accepted.

Mr. Tabaan was chief guest of the festival while Kashghar’s District Commissioner Mr. Yuan Jiamin was presiding guest.

The event witnessed cultural songs and dances by both Chinese and local artists.

While addressing the crowd, Mr. Tabaan said that the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, would be visiting the area very soon for inauguration of the Attabad Tunnel.

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