Lawari top re-opened for light traffic by NHA.
CHITRAL: The only land route connecting Chitral to other sorts of the country Lawari Top was reopened by National Highway Authority (NHA) Abdul Samad project Director (PD) of Lawari Rail Tunnel (NHA) disclosed this scribe. Lawari top is the only land route connecting Chitral to other parts of the country which had blocked on December 31, 2007 and was opened for light traffic on April 2nd. Hence after continue rain and heavy snowfall where it took lives of 5 persons one hand on the other hand Lawari top was also blocked for all type of vehicular traffic. Hence working hard day night National Highway Authority reopened Lawari pass for light traffic and heavy traffic will be pass by Lawari pass after a few days PD of NHA Abdus Samad told.
Chitral wild life a great source of Eco-tourism.
Wild Life of Chitral is a great source to promote Eco-tourism and easily earning more than other resources. Some 231000 US Dollars collected this year from foreign hunters in trophy hunting. 2 Ibex and 3 Markhor earned 0.23 million US Dollars from international hunters. The foreign hunter through bid pay 15000 to 81000 US Dollars for one Markhor hunting and 3000 US Dollars for a Ibex. Chitral Markhor is the most rare genius (type/kind) of wild life in the world as well as snow leopard is also attracting world tourists in Chitral. A Snow leopard is whirling on 280 square kilometers of range Imtiaz Hussain Divisional Forest Officer of Wild Life disclosed while briefing local journalist about existence of wild life in Chitral.
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