21, Feb
"32 MOU’S signed for more than Two Billion Dollars Investments"
Gilgit Baltisitan | Your next destination
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Today while penning this Editor’s Note, for the February 2022 issue, it gives
an immense pleasure to write that after a long two years of Pandemic time,
the world is coming back to normalcy from all the aspects. Most of the
countries specifically Europe and the GCC countries have started scrapping
all the trouble some travel advisories / restrictions for their residents and
visitors.
Most importantly, the UAE Government has taken a concrete step in this
direction which can be easily ascertained with the huge success of the
EXPO 2020 with the participations of more than 192 countries from around
the world. In-fact the commercial &business activities have taken a leap over
the past few months in the UAE with more shopping and purchases by the
tourist community & EXPO2020 visitors.
This Travel & Shop Magazine’s February 2022 issue, we are looking for
boost to the tourism industry. Highlighting the salient features of scenic
views of Gilgit Baltistan Province in Pakistan. We are quite hopeful that now
back to normalcy from the COVID 19 dark days, the world and its community
will be experiencing a robust and joyful living.
We wish our readers a good and pleasant days ahead.
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Pakistan | Gilgit Baltistan
Gilgit-Baltistan, formerly known as the Northern Areas is a region
administered by Pakistan as an autonomous territory
constituting the northern portion of the larger Kashmir region.
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Dr. S. M. Tahir after signing MOU as Chairman Iqra Group, along with Mr. Asifullah Khan Secretary Gilgit
Baltistan (GB) for providing support to GB Manufacturers, Importers and Exporters through their BIND B2B
matchmaking Portal, at the Ritz Carlton Hotel Dubai on 25th Feb 2022. This was one of the 32 MOU’s signed
on that day to the tune of more than US$ two billions
H.E. KHALID KHURSHID CHIEF
MINISTER OF GB'S INTERVIEW
For the first time in the UAE under the umbrella of EXPO 2020, a world Investment
Conference was convened in the Pakistani Pavilion for the Investment opportunities in
the Gilgit Baltistan Province in Pakistan. His Excellency Khalid Khurshid, Chief Minister
Gilgit Baltistan participated at the said occasion and almost 32 MOU’S were signed for
more than Two Billion Dollars Investments by the companies from USA, Europe,
Australia, China, Middle East and South East Asian Countries.
These MOU’S were for the Investments in the sectors of Five Star Hotels, Food
Processing Industry, Travel & Tourism Industry and so on. At the said occasion H.E.
Khalid Khurshid the Chief Minister of GB informed the participants that other then the
MOU’S signed, they have also entered into agreement with the different companies for
Hydro Electric generation plant and capacity building for the GEMS Industry for its
mining polishing and facilitating its International Trading / exports. He termed this
signing of MOU’S as a game changer for the GB Province for its development and
growth.
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Some Go-To places in Gilgit
Given below are a few places which hold
great history and presence of popular tourist
attractions.
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Gilgit Baltistan
Some of the most attractive and world known places to visit in
Gilgit are Hunza Valley, K2, Deosai National Park, Attabad Lake &
Karakoram Highway.
Hunza Valley is considered one of the most beautiful valleys of
Gilgit-Baltistan. It consists of Upper Hunza, Central Hunza, and
Lower Hunza.
Karimabad is the major city of the valley and has all facilities for
mountaineers and tourists.
The popularity of the Hunza Valley and the amount of tourism
there is due in part to its relative accessibility and proximity to the
Karakoram Highway.
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Tourism in Pakistan
In 2018, the British Backpacker Society ranked Pakistan the world's top
adventure travel destination, describing the country as "one of the friendliest
countries on earth, with mountain scenery that is beyond anyone's wildest
imagination".
Forbes ranked Pakistan as one of the ‘coolest places’ to visit in 2019.
The World Economic Forum's Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report placed
Pakistan in the top 25 per cent of global destinations for its World Heritage sites,
which range from the mangroves in the Indus delta to the Indus Valley
Civilization sites including Mohenjo-daro and Harappa.
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Mozambique, on the South East of the African
continent, is an exotic country with Arab, Portuguese,
C A T C H S O M E W A V E S I N
Swahili and Far East influences. These influences
enhance everything you see and eat. There are more
than 2000kms of Indian Ocean beaches and islands
easily accessible, most affordable diving holiday
destinations and a growing number of luxury lodges to
MOZAMBIQUE
cater for everyone’s needs. Also, offer a stunning safari
experience.
Maputo City is a capital of Mozambique located in the
southern part of Mozambique.
It is known as the City of Acacias for the Flamboyant
Acacias that line its streets and it is one of the most
attractive cities in Africa with many interesting sights,
and tours high.
Spend holidays and discover the
unforgettable wildlife and beautiful
The truly fascinating culture and a rich cuisine
combined with friendliness of people, makes
beaches
Mozambique a destination of your choice.
Mozambique is also a promising destination for tourism
investment. Opportunities can be found in unexplored
locations such as the Crusse & Jamali Islands in the
North of Mozambique, and other possibilities on the
south.
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Mozambique
Its no surprise that Mozambique has been a
center of attractions when it comes to tourism.
Mozambique is a southern African nation
whose long Indian Ocean coastline is dotted
with popular beaches like Tofo, as well as
offshore marine parks. In the Quirimbas
Archipelago, a 250km stretch of coral islands,
mangrove-covered Ibo Island has colonial-era
ruins surviving from a period of Portuguese
rule.
If you are looking for a destination to spend
your holidays in with your family, you might
want to consider Mozambique
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MAPUTO BEACH
Less than one hour from the capital, find a Maputo National Park, with a
scenic beauty and a diversity of habitats, landscapes and sea sceneries
for watching animals and birds, and offers opportunities for sports
fishing, diving, and canoeing with great peculiarity being a strategically
situated destination, linked with Ponta de Ouro beach, The hustle &
bustle of development, such as houses being restored to their former
glory coupled with a good dose of laid back charm are what make this
such an unforgettable destination.
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Parque
Exuberant tropical trees descend from foggy heights into
the brilliant blue of the Pacific Ocean's enigmatic ocean,
creating a little paradise of diversity that springs to view
Gorgona
when approached from deep sea. The Parks are made up
of two islands, Gorgona and Gorgonilla, which were
named after Gorgons, female creatures from Greek
History
mythology, by Francisco Pizarro in 1527 when his
soldiers were bitten by several snakes.
Standing from, Right to left: Mr. Sultan Mahmood, Mr. Kamrul Hassan commercial Attaché Bangladesh, Mr. Rai Zafar
Ali, H.E. Mr. Innocent Tochukwu commercial Attaché Nigeria representing CG Nigeria, Dr. S.M. Tahir Chairman Iqra
Group, H.E. Mr. B M Jamal Hossain CG Bangladesh, H.E. Mr. Afzal Hasan Khan CG Pakistan, H.E. Mr. Afzaal Mahmood
Ambassador Pakistan, H.E. Mr. Kartika Candra Negara CG Indonesia, Mr. Mustafa Hemani, Mr. Shabbir Merchant, Mr.
Iqbal Dawood, Mr, Nafees Siddiqui, Mr. Omer Pardesi, and Mr. Faizan Sangani
BINDB2B
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BIND AWARDS TO EXCEPTIONAL
BUSINESSMEN
H.E Hassan Afzal Khan CG
Pakistan presenting award to Mr.
Umer Pardesi
H.E Jose Bernardo Maneia CG
Mozambique presenting award to
Mr. Iqbal Daud
H.E. Mr. Kartika Candra Negara
CG Indonesia presenting award
to Mr. Taha Syed
H.E. Mr. B M Jamal Hossain CG
Bangladesh presenting award to
Engr. Zubair Khan
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STOCKLOT
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HOW BIND IS
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GLOBAL
LEARNING
CENTER-
GLC
GLOBAL LEARNING CENTER or
GLC is a part of Iqra Grups.
Established in 2000, GLC has
had more than 5000
Graduates and is currently
helping many more working
adults get degrees in
Bachelors, Masters & PhD from
Renowned Universities from
UK & Mexico.
For whom GLC is
PARTNERED
UNIVERSITIES
made for
Global Learning Centre assist Its students
GLC Partnered with Renowned
especially the working professionals, to
Universities from UK such as Bucks
complete the program at fast paced (as
New University / Magna Carta College
some people call it fast track), through
(MCC) for their Bachelor's Degree
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). It is a
program, University of
process that recognizes the skills that
students have gained through prior study
Gloucestershire for their Masters
or previous work experience or volunteer
Program & Azteca University for their
work. The qualification student will receive
BBA/MBA/PhD/DBA Programs
is no different to any other.
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Top tourist places
to visit in
DUBAI
1. AquaVenture
2. IMG Worlds of Adventure
3. Global Village
4. Ski Dubai