PM shares beguiling photos of Pakistan’s extreme North

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

09th Dec, 2020. 11:04 am
PM Imran

After calling Gilgit Baltistan his favorite place, Prime Minister Imran Khan has now shared some charming photographs of Skardu.

Taking to his Twitter, Imran Khan while sharing photos wrote:

“I have been sent more pictures, this time from around Skardu, after my last tweet with pics from GB.”

Called as Mountaineers’ paradise Pakistan, Skardu is no doubt an embodiment of nature’s perfection.

Skardu, the central valley of Gilgit-Baltistan; is known as a major tourism and trekking hub.

With fresh spring water, delicious fruits, historical sites, lakes, and pleasant; Skardu is regarded as the gateway to four peaks towering over 8,000 meters high.

A strategic northern region of Pakistan bordering China, Afghanistan, and India; Skardu is a place worth visiting.

K2 -the second-highest mountain in the world- Broad Peak, Gasherbrum, and Nanga Parbat. Four of these peaks are located in Skardu

Tourist attractions include Lake Kachura, the Mantokha waterfall, Sarfranga Cold Desert, Ft. Shigar, and the Buddha Rock in Skardu.

Located along the bank of Indus River, you can reach by a drive of some 25-30 hours from Pakistan’s capital Islamabad, while by air it takes less than an hour.

Earlier Prime Minister Khan had called Gilgit-Baltistan one of his favorite places on earth.

Sharing photos from the northern region on Twitter, he said: “Everywhere, there are hundreds of colors spread in Gilgit-Baltistan before the onset of winter.” “One of my favorite places on this earth,” he added.

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