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Gojal Valley deprived of political rights

Photo: Gulmit Gojal

By Tariq Rahim Baig Tehsil Gojal, being the largest tehsil of Gilgit Baltistan has an economic importance in the region. Tehsil Gojal situated in the most upper part of Pakistan, stirring the border with China is a business hub for Pak China Economic Corridor. The people of the valley are frustrated by the non-serious attitude of the political leaders despite ...

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Gojal: Himalayan Lynx found dead in Shimshal Valley

himalayan lynx found dead in shimshal

A Himalayan Lynx was found dead in the Pamir region of Shimshal, a village in Gojal that shares border with China in the far flung northern region of Gilgit-Baltistan.  Some residents from Shimshal were on their way to Pamir region when they spot the animal’s dead body, sources said.   Locals say the Himalayan Lynx may have died from hunger ...

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Gojal: Crakes widening in an area of Moorkhun village


By Irfan Munna: One of the new developments is giving rise to fears of an imminent disaster as crakes widening in an area of Moorkhun village.  Failure of the slopes is expected to block the Gojal River, drowning many adjacent settlements in its wake. A geological team survey is been mandatory to visit the location to study the widening of ...

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The wait becomes longer: Gojal Valley to wait more years for Misgar Hydro Power Project to become functional

By Qasim Ali; Photo Credit Ajaz Ali The people of Gojal will have to wait nobody knows for how long but they have to be calm, control their nerves and wait for the power project completion. Power and energy crisis has always been an issue in Pakistan where every sector is affected by the load shedding of electricity. The same ...

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All Gojal Ramazan Grade A T-20 kicks of in Sost Gojal

Sost Cricket Ground

By Qasim Ali All Gojal Ramazan T-20 Grade A cricket tournament kicks off in Sost Gojal Hunza. The tournament is organized by Sost Hussainabad Social Welfare organization with the collaboration of Tehsil Sports Association Gojal. The tournament aims in providing a platform for the youth of Gojal where they could express their talents and as well strengthen the ties between the ...

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Comprehensive report: GLOF risk, damages increase in Gojal Valley

Since the last 6 years, Glacial Lake Outburst Floods (GLOFs) have been posing a serious threat to a number of villages in Gojal Valley besides damaging the Karakoram Highway (KKH) N35 and the bridges constructed on the highway near villages Hussaini and Ghulkin. The frequency of GLOFs at the site has increased over the last 2 years. Gilgit-Baltistan is surrounded ...

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Government laxity: Several projects in holdup across Gojal Valley

incomplete projects in gilgit-baltistan

By Mirbaz Khan   Several projects intended for public welfare in Gojal Valley, Upper Hunza, have seemingly been dumped by government authorities and contractors. The projects left incomplete include a link road, office building of the Union Council, a Vocational Center building and construction of water supply system in village Gulmit besides several other projects across several villages of the ...

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Gojal Champions League: Gulmit Young Stars Green beats Ghulkin in final match

Gojal Champions League

News Desk Photo Credits: Mir Baz Khan Gulmit Young Stars Green (GYSG) beat Ghulkin B in the final match of the Gojal Champions League (GCL) football tournament played today at the ground of Govt. High School Gulmit in Gulmit. GYSG won the tournament by 2-0 goals, bagging the trophy of the popular Gojal Champions League. The tournament was organized by ...

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Gojal Valley – an oasis of change, modernism

gojal valley

By Faiz Ahmed Gojal Valley is the land of peace loving and rationally thinking people who always adopt positive changes. This land had been totally remote for many decades and people of this part used to live in total darkness. Until there was Mir’s rule in Gojal, no one was allowed to get modern education, except for the family of ...

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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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