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PIA revokes discount policy for the elderly and handicapped

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PIA administration also halted its flights to some international destinations due to the losses Pakistan International Airline (PIA) announced to withdraw discounted rates for senior citizens and handicapped individuals due to financial crises. According to PIA press release that it will no longer give 40%discounts to the elderly citizens and the disable citizens. PIA offered senior citizens, 65 and above ... Read More »

Pakistan commences operation to rescue Polish-French team stuck at Nanga Parbat

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Four members of a team of Polish climbers attempting the first winter ascent of nearby K2 A Polish-French team of mountain climbers, who were waiting for rescue from Nanga Parbat, the ninth-tallest mountain in the world located in northwestern Pakistan. Pakistan Army has commenced the rescue mission today, in order to protect the foreigners in the “Killer Mountains” of Himalayas mountains ... Read More »

Pakistan mountaineer and team scale MT Pumori

Pakistan mountaineer and team scale MT Pumori

Sadpara and his team became the first to scale a peak above 7,000 m in the winter climbing season The well-known Pakistani backpacker Muhammad Ali Sadpara and his team members including Alex Txikon from Spain, Pemba Bhote Sherpa and Nuri Sherpa have successfully surpassed the Mount Pumori in Nepal without using supplemental oxygen in winters. The team of backpackers has become the ... Read More »

Pakistan offers on-arrival visas to the tourists of 24 countries

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The citizens of listed countries get visas within thirty days of their arrival Pakistan government has announced visa-free entry for the tourist groups from twenty-four countries in a bid to increase and promote tourism in the country. According to Governments officials, Group Tourist Visa on Arrival is being issued to international tourists if they get their tours organized through any of ... Read More »

Polish climbers set to attempt record winter K2 ascent

Polish climbers set to attempt record winter K2 ascent

No one’s ever done it. Polish climbers will try to conquer K2 in wintertime Polish group of leading climbers eyes to scale world´s second highest peak K2 in the winter season. Due to high rate of winds, steep and icy slopes and high fatality rates for backpacker, it is considered to be one of the most deadly mountains on Earth ... Read More »

2017 was safest year in history for passengers around the world

2017 was safest year in history for passengers around the world

No jets crashed in passenger service, where more people flew to more places than ever Despite the highest volume of passenger flew to more places than ever, 2017 was the safest year on record for airline passengers. In year 2017, there were no passenger plane accidents as evidenced by figures from two separate consultant agencies, The Aviation Safety Network and Dutch-based ... Read More »

PTDC to set up Wildlife Park near Kular village

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PTDC owns lands in several areas across the country, which can be set up for tourist facilities through joint ventures. Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) aims to develop setup a Wildlife Park and resort with modern facilities near Kular village on the motorway. Abdul Ghafoor, Managing Director PTDC said that the publicity of beautiful sites in Pakistan through media and other ... Read More »

World’s oldest’ 48-feet long Buddha statue discovered in Haripur district

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Latest discoveries by the archaeologists have opened new chapters in the history of the ancient Taxila Valley Civilisation Pakistan’s North province Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has unveiled the remains of a 2300-year-old sleeping Buddha image in district Haripur. Provincial government has started a historic initiative to encourage tourism and project religious harmony in a region roiled by Islamist militancy. According to Khyber ... Read More »

Pak Army sponsors KP’s female cyclist for Tanzania event

Pak Army sponsors KP's female cyclist for Tanzania event

Samar Khan is national record holder of cycling over 4,693 meters by covering 1000km The first Pakistani female Cyclist Samar Khan who has cycled on glaciers in Karakoram Range and now would be scaling highest peak Kilimanjaro in Africa. Pakistan Army has promised to sponsor female cyclist Samar Khan who belongs to Dir, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for high mountain cycling event in ... Read More »

Last PIA flight reaches Lahore from New York as PIA shuts down US flights after 56 years

PIA suspends all domestic, international flights as strike continues

PIA flight operations to the US discontinued due the Rs1.25 billion losses annually A glorious chapter in the history of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) closed as the last flight of the national airliner departed for Lahore from the United States. The last flight PIA flight PK-712 left with 300 passengers from New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport, PIA landed back ending ... Read More »

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