In Azad Jammu and Kashmir, elaborate arrangements have been made for two day Tourism Gala at Rawalakot to mark the 70th Independence Day of Pakistan. According to AJK Secretary Tourism, Paragliding, water rafting, cultural show, meena bazars and stalls will be arranged on this occasion. He said that tourists will be provided smart cards at entry points of the state which contain complete data of the tourist spots, room reservation and other information. Similarly a meeting presided over by Chief Secretary Dr Kazim Niaz in Gilgit reviewed preparations. The main function will be held in City Park where Governor Ghazanfar Ali and CM Hafeezur Rehman will hoist the national flag.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 13th, 2017.