Category Archives: Culture & Tourism

Azadi Train To Start Its Journey From Islamabad Tomorrow

ISLAMABAD, Aug 11 (APP): Pakistan Railways Special Azadi Train would start its journey from Margalla Railway Station Islamabad on Saturday to its first destination, Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Managing Director Carriage Factory Islamabad (CFI) Muhammad Yusuf told APP that the train would cover about four thousand

Govt Promotes Mountaineering Tourism In GB

ASTORE, July 17 (APP): The Government of Gilgit Baltistan was promoting mountaineering tourism by utilizing all available resources to facilitate tourists by giving them proper accommodation and transport facilities to explore the natural beauty of the province. Assistant Director Tourism Department Rahat said this while

Cultural Caravan To Travel In Three Segments Of CPEC

ISLAMABAD, July 17 (APP): Chinese and Pakistani artists, eight from each country, will travel in a cultural caravan in three segments of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), each segment spanning a maximum of ten days’ duration. “Creative Caravan of artists, musicians and film makers

China Cultural Heritage Week Concludes

ISLAMABAD, July 14 (APP): China Cultural Heritage week concluded here on Friday organized by Embassy of China, China Culture Center in collaboration with Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA). The exhibition was titled Inheritance and Innovation Exhibition of Dalian Jinpu New Area Intangible Cultural

China Cultural Heritage

China Cultural Heritage Week To Start From July 7

ISLAMABAD, Jul 4 (APP): China Culture Centre is organizing “China Cultural Heritage Week” which would be inaugurated on July 7 in the exhibition gallery of China Culture Centre at Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA). Addressing press conference here at China Culture Centre the

New Air Route Links Central China City With Moscow

CHANGSHA, (APP/Xinhua): A direct flight opened Thursday between Changsha, capital of central China’s Hunan Province, and Moscow. The flight is operated by Moscow-based I-Fly Airlines. The Airbus 330-300 aircraft will fly between the two cities every Thursday with a travel time of 8.5 hours. On Thursday, the inaugural

Dubai Eyes Tourism Peak By Joining Hands With China’s Xi’an

DUBAI, (APP/Xinhua): Tourism firms from the United Arab Emirates and China’s Shaanxi province have signed deal Monday to boost bilateral tourism at the second annual UAE-Shaanxi Forum. Dubai based tourism firm New Century and China’s Qujiang RuoCheng Cultural Tourism Company from China’s Xi’an signed the cooperation agreement.

China To Increase Mandarin Speaking Rate To 80%

BEIJING, (APP/Xinhua): China plans to increase the rate of nationals speaking standard mandarin Chinese to 80 percent by 2020, according to a plan issued by the Ministry of Education and State Language Commission. The plan calls for improved mandarin speaking abilities among teachers, especially new teachers,

City Tour Buses To Ply Within Two Weeks: MD PTDC

ISLAMABAD, (APP):Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) City Tour Bus Service will ply in twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi within two weeks as preparations are in final stages. Talking to APP,Managing Director Abdul Ghafoor said PTDC had had seven city tour buses, among them, one bus almost was