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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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Remembering Shujaat Bukhari

16 June 2020 | Ershad Mahmud
Two years ago, a high profile Srinagar-based journalist Shujaat Bukhari was gunned down in highly mysterious circumstances. His friends and foes both are still clueless who exactly was behind this gruesome incident as police investigation to that also proved hardly any helpful.

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Are AJK and GB ready for tourism?

15 June 2020 | Ershad Mahmud | Special Report
Many in Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan rely heavily on tourism for their livelihoods but health experts worry about the spread of virus if the region is reopened for tourism.

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Gauging the threat in AJK and GB

05 April 2020 | Ershad Mahmud
Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) is one of the less-affected areas as coronavirus continues to spread exponentially across the country. According to health authorities, nine people have tested positive for Covid-19 in AJK. Three of them belong to Mirpur district, four to Bhimber district and two to Palandri district.

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Press release: Federal government slow-footed on CPEC projects in AJ&K: PM AJ&K

Appreciates CPDR for report on AJ&K specific CPEC projects
March 10, 2020
The CPEC projects sanctioned for Azad Jammu and Kashmir can transform it into a highly developed and prosperous region but the present government has been quite slow-footed in the release of funds for their timely execution. This would only create complications along with a whooping increase in their construction cost.

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