Gilgit-Baltistan to be developed into a modern tourist spot under CPEC: Pakistan Minister

Gwadar Pro Islamabad: Gilgit-Baltistan will be developed into a modern tourist spot under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and the with the help of Pakistan’s federal government, Federal Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar said this week.In a meeting with Chief Minister Gilgit Muhammad Khalid Khursheed who called on him here, Umar said the […]

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Vaccinations won’t lead to vacations anytime soon unless we take action now

Matthias Helble and Won Hee Cho Countries around the world are undertaking enormous efforts to vaccinate against COVID-19. The hope is that the vaccination will allow for a full return to economic activity and recovery. When it comes to international tourism, the prospects for a quick recovery remain very uncertain. Regional or international agreements on […]

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Italy wants to beautify, develop GB: Ambassador Andreas Ferrarese

Newswire Islamabad: Italy’s Ambassador to Pakistan Andreas Ferrarese this week said that his country wanted to play a role to beautify and develop the Gilgit-Baltistan. In a meeting here with GB Chief Minister Khalid Khurshid, the envoy said Italy will co-finance the Economic Transformation Initiatives (ETI) and invest 20 million Euros in the project.“Both the […]

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Ambassador Andreas Ferrarese, Albana Ferrarese host lavish lunch party to celebrate Italian cuisine

Newswire Islamabad: Italy’s Ambassador to Pakistan Andreas Ferrarese and his wife Albana Ferrarese on Thursday hosted a lavish lunch party for the Italian and Pakistani friends here.Italian cuisine has come around to be one of the most popular cuisines across the world. Countless bistros and pizzerias around the globe feature Italian dishes on their menus. […]

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Ranikot Fort, Great Wall of Sindh

Abdullah Sarohi Hyderabad: Ranikot, one of the largest forts of the world, has the potential to become a beautiful and scenic site for the local as well as international if developed in proper direction with availability of required facilities.Ranikot, popularly known as the Great Wall of Sindh, had been declared as a world heritage site […]

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Northern Areas landscapes among most beautiful in the world: Dr Christian Turner

Islamabad: British High Commissioner Dr Christian Turner has said that Pakistan’s Northern Areas landscapes were some of the most beautiful in the world. In a video message, he said: “This is my first visit to Pakistan’s Northern Areas. The landscapes are some of the most beautiful in the world. But climate change is also impacting […]

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The China that I saw

Muhammad Mudassir Tipu I was posted to Beijing as Political Counsellor in 2012. In a diplomatic dinner, I met one of the African Ambassadors stationed in Beijing for several years. In my own curiosity to understand, what was the perspective of an African Ambassador on China’s economic development, I asked the Ambassador, how did he […]

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Malaysia’s ancient entrepot slowly back to life as domestic tourism picks up

Newswire Malacca: From a stall selling grilled seafood at the weekend night market of Jonker Street, a well-known tourist trap in Malaysia’s historic city of Malacca state, Loh Kee Seong watches the passers-by intently as they browse through the various food options available.Loh, who helps his nephew with the business, was upbeat about the return […]

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