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Line Of Control: Where Life Exists In The Shadow Of Constant Fear

18 September 2020 | By Danish Irshad
Shelling by Indian forces has affected all facets of life and created humanitarian issues in AJ&K

Thousands of people have died as a result of shelling and firing at the Line of Control (LoC) and any hope that this situation will end is fading with every passing day. The tragedy of the LoC can be felt from a recent incident.

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Covid-19 and Tourism in AJK

14th September 2020 | Prof. Dr. Shaheen Akhtar, Deptt. of IR, NDU
During the past two years, tourism in Azad Jammu and Kashmir has greatly suffered due to the escalation of tension on the Line of Control (LoC), in the wake of abrogation of Article 370 by the Indian Government in August 2019 and Covid -19 that also coincided with the tourism season. The tourism sector is playing an important role in AJK economy.

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All out efforts for promotion of tourism in AJK

Our Correspondent
Mirpur (AJK): Secretary Tourism and Information, AJK Midhat Shahzad has said that government will leave no stone unturned for the rehabilitation and promotion of tourism sector in the picturesque liberated territory. She said that ‘The Government of AJ&K will extend all possible cooperation for the rehabilitation and with the cooperation of the private sector as such sector will be taken to new heights as it was the backbone of the economy’.

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AJK Govt. Tourism Secy. Midhat Shahzad reiterates State Govt.’s resolve not to leave tourism sector in the times of despair

1st September 2020 | Altaf Hamid Rao
RAWALAKOT (AJK): (Parliament Times) Azad Jammu & Kashmir government Tourism & Information Secretary Mihdat Shahzad said that the government will leave no stone unturned for the rehabilitation and promotion of the tourism sector in the picturesque liberated territory and it cannot be put at the mercy of circumstances but its rehabilitation and development has given a top priority.

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Welcome (back) to AJK

23 Aug 2020 | Ershad Mahmud
Tourism in Azad Jammu and Kashmir is reviving following reopening of travel after an almost five-month long closure. The Azad Jammu and Kashmir government has reopened tourism in the region lifting an almost five-month ban that was put in place to curtail the spread of Covid-19 across the country.

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Lessons learnt during COVID-19 Pandemic

16 Aug 2020 | Ershad Mahmud
The lethal spread of Coronavirus has slowed down and hence the normal business is about to resume. But hold on for a minute! Let’s take a look at what we have gained or learned in the last few months of pandemic and lockdowns.

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