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Travel restrictions to be eased on Karakoram Highway


By Shabbir Mir GILGIT: The chief ministers of Gilgit-Baltistan and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa have agreed to ease travel restrictions on Karakoram Highway (KKH). “Both the chief ministers met at K-P CM Pervez Khattak’s office in Peshawar on Wednesday and discussed the matter,” an officer of the G-B CM’s office said on Thursday. “G-B Chief Minister Hafeezur Rahman told his counterpart about the plight ...

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Chinese president to visit Pakistan on April 20, hammer out $46-billion deal


Pakistan announced on Thursday Chinese President Xi Jinping will arrive in Pakistan on April 20 for a two-day visit, Tribune reported. Chinese President Xi Jinping will launch energy and infrastructure projects worth $46 billion on a visit to Pakistan next week as China cements links with its old ally and generates opportunities for firms hit by slack growth at home. ...

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Transporters strike against inconvenient convoy security system on KKH

Karakoram Highway

– Reported by The Express Tribune GILGIT: Transporters in Gilgit and Kohistan announced a strike against the convoy system on Karakoram Highway (KKH) on Tuesday. The strike means public transport between Gilgit-Baltistan and the rest of the country will be cut off, leaving hundreds of passengers stranded. “Our strike is against the convoy system and poor security on KKH,” said ...

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Land compensation for KKH improvement project to be passed soon, says DC Hunza-Nagar


Web Desk The National Highway Authority (NHA) is in the process of passing land compensation for the affectees of Karakoram Highway’s improvement project for some villages of Hunza, according to the Deputy Commissioner Hunza-Nagar Mr. Imran Ali Sultan. “Award of KKH land compensation for village Hassanabad, Aliabad and Sheraz Haiderabad will shortly be passed,” wrote Mr. Sultan on Facebook. It ...

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Terrorism threat: Suspects held for tailing passenger bus on KKH

KKH Kohistan

One again security has been high alert on the Gilgit- Rawalpindi route due to terrorism threats. Security guards will travel in the buses and coaches from Gilgit to Rawalpindi. The officials of the ministry of interior has banned on travelling without security guards in the public buses and coaches. The Gilgit-Baltistan government has already banned travel on the Karakoram Highway ...

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KKH is affecting badly for not having maintenance


The recently constructed Karakorum Highway is affecting badly in various areas of Gojal Hunza due to not having proper maintenance. The Chinese company CRBC still working in some areas, however, due to landslides rocks are on the roads at various areas. The National Highway Authority (NHA) has not hired staff for the maintenance of the KKH. The NHA should take ...

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Sher Jahan Mir: G-B will be the economic hub for the economic corridor

Sher Jahan Mir Gilgit Baltistan

The caretaker minister of Gilgit-Baltistan Sher Jahan Mir said that we should prepare our-self for the upcoming economic corridor from Khunjrab to Gawadar.  He said Gilgit Baltistan has a great importance of its location and along with it the region is full of minerals and place for tourism that can totally changed the region. He said that investors are ready ...

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Hunza-Nagar: People demands for land compensation

Hunza KKH

By Irfan Munna: People of Hunza demand appropriate compensation of land. According to the people they have not been compensated from the last seven years.  They demanded from the National Highway Authority (NHA) to compensate the people as soon as possible. The people also threaten the government for blocking the KKH, if not been compensated.  The peoples demand is that ...

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Gilgit-Baltistan receives caution of confrontational attack


By Irfan Munna: The interior ministry has warned the G-B government that a number of radicals have planned attack and violence on passengers and government officials on Karakoram Highway (KKH) and in Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) before Eidul Azha. According a report of Express Tribune the danger has come days before Eid when people from diverse parts of the country and the ...

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Demonstration against Islamabad Violence in GB


By Irfan Ali As the result of the Islamabad incident, demonstrations organised by Majlis-e-Wahdat-ul-Muslimeen (MWM), Sinni etihad council (SIC), Pakistan Tehreek Insaaf (PTI) and Pakistan Muslim League (PMLQ) in different parts of Gilgit. On Sunday Majlis-e-Wahdat-ul-Muslimeen burnt tires at Capt. Shaheed Zameer Abbas chowk led by the party General Secretary Sheikh Nayar Abbas. KKH linking Gilgit with Hunza-Nagar was blocked. ...

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