Sunday, April 15, 2012

Pakistan in Pictures

Baisakhi festival: Sikhs pray for world peace.

  A view of the Punja Sahib Gurdwara in Hassan Abdal. PHOTO: MYRA IQBAL

Indian Home Minister P Chidambaram (4-R), Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal (C), Indian Commerce Minister Anand Sharma (L), Pakistani Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and Commerce Minister Makhdoom Amin Fahim cut a ribbon during the inauguration of the Integrated Checkpost at the India-Pakistan border on Friday. shabbir sarwar

Baltit Fort or Balti Fort is an ancient fort in the Hunza valley in the Northern Areas of Pakistan. In former times survival of the feudal regimes of Hunza was ensured by the impressive Baltit fort, that sit on top of Karimabad. The foundations of the fort are said to date back around 700 years, but there have been rebuilds and alterations over the centuries. In the 16th century the Thum married a princess from Baltistan who brought master Balti craftsmen to renovate the building as part of her dowry. The architectural style is a clear indication of Tibetan influence in Baltistan at the time. All the above images, Paktrip 2006 were taken by Jilawtan (Zain).

Tribune 2nd anniversary: Meet the staff

("I think Tribune is one of the best liberal newspaper in Pakistan)

L'Oréal Paris launches a series of interactivemall animations in Karachi:


Kamiar Rokni along with Bonanza launch their 2012 lawn collection in Lahore:

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