Diamer—The tourists coming from various parts of the country demanded from government officials to keep the Pakistan Toursim Development Corporation hotels open for 24 hours in all the districts of Gilgit Baltistan (GB). Many tourists told APP that PTDC hotels remained closed at night in some areas of GB, which create difficulties for the toursits. Gilgit-Baltistan is one of the most spectacular regions of Pakistan. Here world’s three mightiest mountain ranges- the Karakorams, the Hindukush and the Himalayas- meet.
The entire Gilgit-Baltistan is like a paradise for mountaineers, climbers, trekkers, hikers and anglers. The region has a rich cultural heritage and variety of rare plants and flowers. Historically, the area has remained a flash point of political and military rivalries among the Russian, British and Chinese empires. Immediately after the end of British rule in the sub-continent in 1947, the people of this region extended their allegiance to Pakistan through.—APP