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Tips to consider while traveling to northern areas of Pakistan

Tips to consider while traveling to northern areas of Pakistan

Date: 2022-09-05 Posted by: Abdul Ghafar Keywords: Traveling tips, Norther Areas, First-aid

Traveling to northern areas of Pakistan is probably the most ideal plan for people, especially during summer vacations. Northern areas of Pakistan attract tourists' attention and are famously known for their tremendous nature landscapes, historical traditions, and rich culture.

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Flood 2022 severely disturbs the tourism industry in Pakistan

Date: 2022-08-23 Posted by: Abdul Ghafar Keywords: flood 2022 Pakistan, flood in Pakistan, Tourism in Pakistan

The recent flood of the year 2022 during the monsoon period in Pakistan has severely disturbed all of the economic activities, especially the tourism industry in Pakistan. It was due to high temperature in the summer season and the melting of glaciers at a higher rate as compared to previous years. The percentage of rainfall in monsoon is higher as compared to that of previous years. The recent rains in Pakistan have broken the last 70 years' record. The water level in rivers has increased due to water released by India. More than 50% physical area of Pakistan is affected partially due to heavy rain and flood, whereas nearly 30% of locations are severely affected. Several connecting roads and bridges are damaged due to floods in various cities. Several cities and towns are disconnected from other cities in the country.

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Khanpur Dam, a hub of water sports for a day-trip

Date: 2022-11-26 Posted by: Qadeer Ahmed Keywords: khanpur dam, khanpur lake, water sports in khanpur dam

It was a pleasant morning in November 2019 when we were going to leave Lahore. It was about 7'O clock and waiting for other people in our group. After waiting for 30 minutes, our bus was ready to leave for the Khanpur Dam. We were much excited and started to gossip with each other. There was a lot of noise on the bus when the bus driver started music to suppress the noise. Immediately, everyone started to enjoy the music. The bus was turning toward Lahore-Islamabad Motorway to access the final destination. The driver stopped the music as we were crossing from the Motorway Interchange.

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Local languages in the Northern Areas, Gilgit-Baltistan

Date: 2022-08-16 Posted by: Abdul Ghafar Keywords: Languages in Gilgit-Baltistan, Languages in Pakistan, Local Languages

There are many beautiful valleys in the Northern Areas, where people love to spend their holidays due to the pleasant and healthy weather. Gilgit-Baltistan, also known as Northern Areas, has diversified cultures, tribes, sects, and peoples. There are more than 50 different languages and dialects spoken in the various valleys of the Northern Areas. Most of the languages are only spoken by specific people in the limited geographical area of Gilgit-Baltistan. Local people treat you with more hospitality and love if someone can speak the local language. Here I want to introduce the main languages spoken in Gilgit-Baltistan.

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