President urges mountaineers to practice, promote environment-friendly tourism

HUNZA, Jul 1 (APP):President Dr Arif Alvi Monday urged the mountaineers to practice and promote the environment-friendly tourism in the high altitude areas while showing concerns over the recent visuals showing litter at the base camp of K-2 peak.

Addressing the concluding ceremony of the second edition of Tour de Khunjrab 2019 – an international cycle race here, the president appreciated the Government of Gilgit-Baltistan for launching the campaign to make Hunza a plastic free district which was the first of its kind initiative in the whole country.

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