Colourful Silk Route Festival Concludes

A colourful exciting three days Silk Route Festival in Gojal, Hunza district has been concluded. A large number of locals and foreign visitors including Ambassadors from Ukraine‚ South Korea‚ North Korea and Azerbaijan joined the festival.  Residents of Gilgit-Baltistan welcomed the guests in traditional spirit. People gathered at Rakaposhi view point…

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UNESCO Award for Khaplu Palace

The historic Khaplu Palace in Baltistan’s district Gangche got the “UNESCO Asia-Pacific Award 2013 for Cultural Heritage Conservation”. The award ceremony was held at the Khaplu Palace to recognize the efforts of Aga Khan Cultural Services Pakistan. The Khaplu Palace was built in 1840s by Raja of Khaplu. The UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation…

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