Pakistan

The Pak-China Friendship Car Rally from China‘s Xinjiang region has entered Pakistan via Khunjerab Pass. The rally, comprising 20 cars with 52 people, is being held to highlight the significance of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

They entered Pakistan at the Khunjerav border, reaching Gilgit in the evening, after traveling on the KKH through Hunza and Nagar districts. The rally will proceed to Karachi tomorrow and then move to Iran and UAE.

Photographs: Abdul Rehman Bukhari

Courtesy: Pamir Times

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Cars entering Pakistan through the monumental gate

 

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Near Attabad Tunnels

 

Provincial Minister Dr. Iqbal and member GB Council Arman Shah welcoming the guests in Sost
Provincial Minister Dr. Iqbal and member GB Council Arman Shah welcoming the guests in Sost

 

Car rally participants waved Pakistan’s flags and chanted “Pakistan Zindabad” while crossing the region, as locals welcomed them waving their hands
Car rally participants waved Pakistan’s flags and chanted “Pakistan Zindabad” while crossing the region, as locals welcomed them waving their hands

 

Immigration process in Sost
Immigration process in Sost
Immigration office Sost
Immigration office Sost

 

Rally’s route painted on the back of a back
Rally’s route painted on the back of a back

 

Descending the Khunjerav National Park
Descending the Khunjerav National Park

 

At Sost
At Sost

 

Friendship rally participants
Friendship rally participants

 

A sunny day at the 15,500 ft high Khunjerav National Park. The snow has melted.
A sunny day at the 15,500 ft high Khunjerav National Park. The snow has melted.

 

Officials welcoming the guests
Officials welcoming the guests

 

Deputy Commissioner of Hunza welcoming the guests during a special ceremony in Sost
Deputy Commissioner of Hunza welcoming the guests during a special ceremony in Sost

 

Rally participants pose with the leaders and officials near the Attabad Tunnels
Rally participants pose with the leaders and officials near the Attabad Tunnels