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Pakistan Army rescues two British mountaineers; Austrian climber killed in avalanche

two British men rescued on Pakistani peak by Army

Pakistan Army officials confirmed that an avalanche has killed an Austrian mountaineer, however, his two British companions have been retrieved alive by a helicopter rescue mission. The mountaineers were rescued from 7,338 meter Ultar Sar mountain located in Hunza Valley after an avalanche hit their tent. Austrian Christian Huber was killed and the two British climbers, Bruce Normand and Miller ... Read More »

China Southern Airlines to begin Kunming-Islamabad flights

China Southern Airline

China Southern Airlines has announced to start flights between Kunming and Islamabad from mid of 2018. This was shared in a meeting of the Airline’s Executives with Pakistan’s Consul General to Chengdu, Muhammad Mudassir Tipu. The delegation of the airlines including Hu Yaohui, Director International Marketing, Ma Yun Deputy Manager and airline’s staff.met the CG in Kunming, capital of Yunnan province, ... Read More »

PIA revokes discount policy for the elderly and handicapped

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

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

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

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

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 »

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