CHITRAL: Suburb areas of upper Chitral received telephone facility first time after creation of the country. Talking to this scribe Tehsil Municipal Officer Chitral Qadir Nasir from Mori Lasht said that the area was totally deprived from phone facilities in past and people facing great problems to contact their relatives especially when they communicate a death message. He said we travel to far flung areas for telephone facilities and now after installing of VPTCL (V phone) people of the area connected to Chitral and other parts of the country. People of that areas specially thanked to General Manager Northern Telecommunication Region (NTR) Khalid Ahmad Khan and former Tehsil Nazim Chitral Sartaj Ahmad Khan. As the area connected with Chitral through phone service by the efforts of Sartaj Ahmad Khan and GM Pakistan Telecommunication NTR Khalid Ahmad Khan. A number of consumers while talking to this scribe on telephone from Barinus, Koghuzi, Morilasht etc expressed their great pleasure and glad over starting work by VPTCL tower in the area. They termed it the first step and foundation for development of this backward areas. At present there are 500 connections and number of connections would be expanded upto 1000 in future.
Foreigners tourists approaching scenic valleys of Kalsh to attend Joshi festival.
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