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Gilgit-Baltistan Cultural Fest NYC showcases region’s natural beauty, cultural diversity

Tourism Minister Gilgit-Baltistan invites people across the globe to visit the picturesque G.B

New York: The Gilgit-Baltistan Cultural Fest in New York showcased the region’s natural beauty, lofty mountains, lush green fields, diverse culture, history, people, and above all its untapped tourism potential.

Gilgit-Baltistan is known to be the most attractive and picturesque region located in the extreme north of Pakistan. Much of its natural beauty, and tourism potential is still untapped.

Thanks to Sony Watan Gilgit-Baltistan (NYC) USA for organizing a magnificent yet colorful event titled ‘the Gilgit-Baltistan Cultural Fest’ at Queens Boulevard, Forest Hill, in the bustling city of New York.

Raja Nasir Ali Minister of Tourism Gilgit-Baltistan asked the people across the world to visit Pakistan’s northern region of Gilgit Baltistan and witness the natural beauty, peace, and cultural diversity. He also hailed the cultural services of Naseem Gilgiti in US for the last many many years.

Besides G-Bians, people from other communities, US officials, etc. thronged to the venue and were amazed by GB’s traditional, yet peaceful songs and folk music, presented on this occasion in traditional attire.  The guests were also given gifts of traditional hats and awards.

The festival was organized by Naseem Gilgiti, Chairman of Sony Watan Gilgit-Baltistan USA, and his team.

The event started with a recitation of a few verses of the Holy Quran, followed by the national anthems of the USA and Pakistan.

Sony Watan Gilgit-Baltistan USA Chairman Muhammad Naseem Gilgiti told the audience that the nature loving people across the globe to visit Gilgit-Baltistan – the true beauty of Pakistan.

Another official Sher Ali presented the welcome speech and appreciated the arrival of the guests.

A documentary film was also shown on the dedicated screen to make the audience aware of the beautiful valleys, waterfalls, high mountains and natural beauty of Gilgit-Baltistan.

Mr. Tim of Grace Community thanked for inviting himself and praised the role of Gilgit-Baltistanis in the development of America.

Secretary Tourism Gilgit Asifullah Khan drew a picture of the beauty of Gilgit-Baltistan in such a way that the audience gave him a standing ovation.

The musicians presented a traditional folk dance of the region in Burushaski, one of the regional languages, which was well received by the audience.

Deputy Inspector Adeel Rana, President of Muslim Officers’ Society (MOS) of New York Police Department (NYPD), expressed his happiness to be a part of the event.

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