[News]China-Pakistan border open for providing relief good to Hunza
January 25, 2010 Leave a comment
Sarat, Hunza (Sultan): The Pak-China border open in order to provide relief goods to the people of Upper Hunza (Gojal) who were strapped and cut off from the rest of Hunza due to the disastrous land sliding of Attabad. Attabad Land sliding has blocked the KKH highway the only link between upper Hunza with the rest of the world.
The blockage of the KKH is going on since Jan 4, Because of this their of acute shortage of basic necessities such as food, medicines and feule in the area. The people of Hunza were demanding to open the Pak-China border which remains closed for all sought of trading during the winter. However, considering the situation the Government of Paksitan requested China who extended a warm friendship hand open the border for providing all necessary items from the Chinese provive of Xingjian. Although the border is open but it will remained closed for all sought of trade and tourism purpose except for relief items. The border opened by Chinese first time in the 25 years history of the KKH.