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    Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan inaugurates historic heritage trail at Nandana Fort

    Nandana Fort that has been the scene of many epic battles and hold echoes of centuries-old civilizations will soon be opened for tourists after major conservation. Image Credit: Supplied Islamabad: Nandana Fort, the scene of many epic battles and which holds echoes of centuries-old civilizations, will soon be opened for tourists after major conservation. The remains of the fort, located on a hilltop overlooking the Salt Range in Pakistan’s Punjab province, would be conserved by the tourism and archaeology department of Punjab to convert it into an international tourist attraction site. “We have decided to preserve… Read further. More

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    KP Assembly Passes Three Resolutions

    Fahad Shabbir (@FahadShabbir) 1 day ago Mon 01st March 2021 | 06:30 PM PESHAWAR, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – 1st Mar, 2021 ) :The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly on Monday unanimously passed three resolutions with Speaker Mushtaq Ahmad Ghani in the chair. The first resolution was moved by Minister for Labour Shaukat Yousafzai, stated that Senate Elections has been scheduled for March 3 so the KP Assembly Hall should be turned into a polling station. The second resolution was moved by PPP‘s lawmaker Nighat Orakzai seeking issuance of Red-Passports (Diplomatic) to Speakers of all Provincial Assemblies alike Speaker National Assembly […] More

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    Gabin Jabba First Ever Snow Judo Competition Played In Gabin Jabba Swat

    SWAT, (APP – UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – 1st Mar, 2021 ) ::First ever Snow Judo competition played at scenic Gabin Jabba Swat in connection with the Sports and Culture Festival in the history of Pakistan in collaboration with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Culture and Tourism Authority (KP-CTA) and district administration Swat on Monday. Gabin Jabba which means in Pashto honey marshes is located approximately 65 km from Mingora on Matta sakhra road Swat valley, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa the province of Pakistan. It is an area in Swat valley, with green meadows, thick forests, snow-clad mountains, mineral springs, and high peaks. Gabin […] More

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    Pakistan, Indonesia agree over better economic relations, trade ties

    Punjab Board of Investment and Trade and Indonesian Embassy in Pakistan have on Monday agreed to establish a Joint Working Group to enhance the economic and trade ties between Pakistan and Indonesia. Ambassador of Indonesia, H.E. Adam Mulawarwan Tugio along with a trade delegation visited Punjab Board of Investment and Trade. A broad-based discussion was held with the senior officials of PBIT over enhancement of bilateral trade and investment opportunities in Punjab. CEO PBIT Dr. Erfa Iqbal briefed the delegation on various sectors and availability of numerous potential opportunities for investors in Punjab. She further pointed out that Special Economic […] More

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    Prime Minister Imran Khan Taking Concrete Steps To Develop Tourism In Pakistan: Cheng Xizhong

    Visiting professor at Southwest University of Political Science and Law, senior fellow of the Charhar Institute Cheng Xizhong on Monday said Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the government was making all out efforts to promote tourism and generate employment opportunities for youth in Pakistan BEIJING, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – 1st Mar, 2021 ) :Visiting professor at Southwest University of Political Science and Law, senior fellow of the Charhar Institute Cheng Xizhong on Monday said Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the government was making all out efforts to promote tourism and generate employment opportunities for […] More

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    PM Imran Khan taking concrete steps to develop tourism in Pakistan: Cheng Xizhong

    File Photo BEIJING, Mar 1 (APP): Visiting professor at Southwest University of Political Science and Law, senior fellow of the Charhar Institute Cheng Xizhong on Monday said Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the government was making all out efforts to promote tourism and generate employment opportunities for youth in Pakistan. He said, since taking office, the prime minister has repeatedly stressed the importance and necessity of tourism development. Not long ago, he put forward a very important concept on the development of tourism, that is, the promotion of eco-friendly tourism. Pakistan, he said, has incredible landscape, geography, and […] More

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    All allied parties assure complete support to Abdul Hafeez: Sheikh Rasheed

    ISLAMABAD, Mar 1 (APP): Minister for Interior Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed on Monday said all the allied parties had assured their complete support to the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) candidate Abdul Hafeez Shaikh for the Senate seat from the Federal Capital. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh would emerge victorious with a thumping majority on March 3, he said addressing a hurriedly called press conference flanked by members of National Assembly Ghous Bakhsh Mahar of the Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA), Tariq Bashir Cheema of the Pakistan Muslim League (PML-Q), Khalid Magsi and Zubaida Jalal of Balochistan Awami Party (BAP). The minister thanked BAP, GDA, PML-Q, […] More

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    Tourism work

    There is hardly any doubt that Pakistan has tremendous potential for tourism. As PM Imran Khan has also highlighted recently, Pakistan can provide a multiplicity of choices for tourists. However, while the country offers a diversity of opportunities to travel – from its sandy beaches to some of the world’s highest mountains; and from the deserts of Cholistan and Thar to the five rivers of Punjab – we must also realize that just having a long coastline is not enough, we need to develop it too. A trip to other countries can convince any visitor easily that what Pakistan offers […] More

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    PBIT, Indonesian embassy to create joint working group

    LAHORE:Punjab Board of Investment and Trade (PBIT) and Indonesian Embassy in Pakistan have agreed to establish a Joint Working Group to enhance the economic and trade ties between Pakistan and Indonesia. It was decided in a meeting between Ambassador of Indonesia, Adam Mulawarman Tugio who along with a trade delegation visited Punjab Board of Investment and Trade here Monday. A broad-based discussion was held with the senior officials of PBIT on enhancement of bilateral trade and investment opportunities in Punjab. PBIT CEO Dr Erfa Iqbal briefed the delegation on various sectors and availability of numerous potential opportunities for investors in […] More

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    Heritage trail – Newspaper – DAWN.COM

    THE heritage trail project in central Punjab, inaugurated by Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday in Jhelum district, presents yet another opportunity for the rehabilitation and preservation of our rich history. The project relates to seven sites starting from Al Bairuni Point at Nandana Fort where Al Bairuni, a scholar of many disciplines, is said to have calculated the circumference of the earth. The other sites include the Shiva Temple, Tilla Joggian, the Khewra salt mines, Mallot Fort and Takht-i-Babri. The Punjab tourism and archaeological department, with an initial grant of Rs120m, plans to develop this area for international heritage […] More

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    Ignoring SOPs at tourism festivals may increase Covid-19 cases in KP

    Peshawar – While the Culture and Tourism Authority Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has started arranging festivals in the wake of the lifting of the lockdown, the visitors say there has been complete disregard for SOPs and such events can lead to a spike in the coronavirus cases.  A three-day Snow Festival concluded in Gabin Jabba area of Swat district the other day. There have been several other tourism events in the recent past too, while the Derajaat Festival is going to take place during the last days of March.  Several visitors of the Swat festival told The Nation that there had been […] More

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    Danish Of Islamabad Wins Gabin Jabba Uphill Cycling Title

    SWAT, (APP – UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – 28th Feb, 2021 ) ::Danish Ahmad of the Islamabad Cycling Club clinched the 5 kilometers Uphill cycling trophy in the Gabin Jabba Snow and Culture Festival held in the beautiful Swat Valley of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Known social worker of the area and elder brother of Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Ahmad Khan was the chief guest on this occasion who formally awarded trophies, medals and cash prizes among the position holders of the various snow games part of the Festival. Assistant Commissioner Swat Latif Khan, President KP Cycling Association Nisar Ahmad, Regional […] More

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