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Authorities decide to use USAID Aqua Ambulance as regular ferry across Attabad Lake

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News Desk Authorities have finally decided to facilitate mobility of the disaster-hit people of Gojal Valley and other travellers by letting them use the USAID donated Aqua Ambulances as regular ferry through the Attabad Lake. The Deputy Commissioner of Hunza-Nagar Imran Sultan issued directives in this regard, after which the local administration promptly started the service. Mr. Sultan also visited ...

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Increase in pollution of Attabad Lake endangers aquatic life

pollution of the attabad lake

By Farman Karim Baig Increase in pollution of the famous Attabad Lake in Hunza Valley has endangered the lives of aquatic animals living in the lake, which came into being on the Hunza River as a result of the Attabad landslide disaster in Jan. 2010. Environmental authorities have apparently turned a blind eye to the lake’s increased pollution as no ...

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Serena Hotels Pakistan celebrates World Responsible Tourism Day at Attabad Lake

world responsible tourism day

News Release Serena Hotels celebrated World Responsible Tourism Day today on 5th November 2014, as an “Official Supporter of World Travel Market (WTM) supported by UNWTD” reinforcing its commitment to operating as a responsible tourism business and its dedication to bringing about positive change within the tourism industry in Pakistan. Responsible Tourism, as defined by the 2002 Cape Town Declaration ...

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Gojal: Frozen Attabad Lake leaves passengers stranded on both sides

News Desk The inhabitants of Gojal Valley and passengers travelling across the Attabad Landslide Lake, already suffering from severe winter cold and heavy snowfall, received yet another blow today when the Attabad Lake froze, leaving hundreds of passengers stranded on both sides of the lake. Severe winter has lately pushed temperatures in the valley to the extreme minus, augmenting the ...

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In memory of Attabad Disaster

Attabad Disaster

Attabad Lake was formed in a result of massive landsliding that took place on Jan. 4, 2010, in Gilgit-Baltistan. The Hunza river was blocked, gradually taking the shape of a lake, now famous as the Attabad Lake. Twenty people were died in the incident and 25,000 people of Gojal Valley were stranded. Gradually the lake extended up to 21 km ...

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Building resorts around Attabad Lake: Govt. delegation visits Gojal to look into practicability of proposed project

attabad lake

News Desk A delegation comprising of officials of the Gilgit-Baltistan tourism department, led by the Secretary Tourism GB, DC Hunza Nagar Mr. Usman Ali and Mr.Ehsam AD DDMA visited Gojal Valley on Saturday to look into the practicability of construction of a tourist resort in the villages adjoining the Attabad Lake. The delegation visited Shishkat and Gulmit villages and looked into feasibility ...

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