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Hunza valley becomes Asia’s first plastic free zone 2020-01-28

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Chitral News

Hunza Valley has become Pakistan’s first plastic-free area and district — Malik Amin Aslam.

PTI Govt. is planning to replicate the success of the project in other provinces.
“Hunza district has been declared a plastic-free zone while on the other hand Hunza valley has become the first district in Asia to be plastic-bag free,” said Aslam. “The people of Hunza deserve congratulations for implementing the ban. I hope they will continue cooperating with the administration to keep the city clean and free of plastic bags,”

Prince Rahim Aga Khan seen in an Ismaili shop in Hunza 2018-10-29

Prince Rahim Aga Khan seen in an Ismaili shop in Hunza  2018-10-29

Prince Rahim Aga Khan seen in an Ismaili shop in Hunza 2018-10-29

THE AGA KHAN VISITS THE RECENTLY RESTORED BALTIT FORT IN THE HIMALAYAS 1996-01-01

THE AGA KHAN VISITS THE RECENTLY RESTORED BALTIT FORT IN THE HIMALAYAS 1996-01-01

THE AGA KHAN VISITS THE RECENTLY RESTORED BALTIT FORT IN THE HIMALAYAS 1996-01-01

Nasir Abad Jamatkhana, Hunza, Northern Areas, Pakistan

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AN ARCHITECTURAL MARVEL</I> - 2005-08-04

Baltit Fort on the terraced slopes of Hunza, Northern Pakistan

In a conservation effort that took nearly a decade to complete, one NGO has undertaken the comprehensive restoration and repair of Baltit Fort, making it a beautiful and functional building, writes Fauzia Husain. Nestled high in the mountains and surrounded by unrivalled vistas of rugged terrain, stands a 700-year-old fort which has been witness to the socio-cultural history of a resilient people, and to a remarkable feat of modern day conservation.

KARIMABAD AND BALTIT PROJECT DEVELOPMENT, PAKISTAN - 2000-10-11

Baltit Fort, Hunza

The Aga Khan Trust for Culture has restored the prime historic landmark of the 700 year old Baltit Fort on the terraced slopes in Hunza, in Northern Pakistan. The main theme of the project is to preserve this setting despite natural decay and the inevitable impact of recent changes, such as urbanisation which has begun to threaten the integrity of the built heritage.

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2006, November 03 - Northern Areas, Pakistan: Fri Nov 3, 3:04 PM - Britain's Prince Charles (2L) and his wife Camilla (C) and Paris-based Prince Karim Aga Khan (R) visit the residential area of 900-year-old fort in Altit Fort, Pakistan.

Source: 
AFP


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