Aug 20, 2015 | by Admin
GB Govt to hold first ever “Deosai Festival”

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Deosai Plain

The government of Gilgit Baltistan will hold first ever colorful cultural festival at Deosai plains from August 28 to boost tourism industry as well as promote beauty and culture of the country.

Addressing a press briefing, Gilgit Baltistan Information Secretary Muhammad Jehanzaib on Wednesday said that the festival was being organised for the first time in the history to attract tourists at world’s second highest altitude plateau – Deosai plains to boost the tourism potential encompassing multi-cultural and multi ethnic aspects of the area.

The festival will serve the visitors to explore all kind of attractions both for the domestic and foreign tourists at plains including water sports, musical nights, cultural performances, horse riding, jeep rally and many others.
The musical night at plains includes the performance of singers from the mainstream and local area while the rich festivities of the event will be a reflection of the mountainous communities with rich traditions.

The overall aim of the festival is to promote eco tourism, adventure tourism and culture tourism coupled with mountain trekking expeditions both at national and international level while the organizers will also take care
of the environmental protection in the area, the Secretary Information GB
said.
The government of GB was funding the festival while the security of the
tourists will also be ensured by the organizers as record number of tourists
visited GB this year, he added.

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