Friday, March 11, 2016

Karakuram High Way The Eight Wounder Of World

Posted By: aftab hussain - 1:58 AM


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It is the eight wonder of world, it connect the Pakistan and china, was built by the governments of Pakistan and China. It was started in 1959 and was completed in 1979 (open to the public since 1986). About 810 Pakistanis and about 200 Chinese workers lost their lives through this high the tourist twist the three mighty ranges of the world, it start from khunjerab pass and end in thakot bridge.The Karakoram Highway (KKH) is the highest paved international road in the world. It connects China's xinjiang region with Pakistan's Gilgit–Baltistanregions and serves as a popular tourist attraction point. Due to its high elevation and the difficult conditions in which it was constructed, , TheKarakoramHighway, also known as the Friendship Highway in China, mostly in landslide and falls, while building the highway. The Chinese workers who died during the construction are buried in the chines graveyard which is situated in danyore Gilgit. The route of the KKH traces one of the many paths of the ancient silk rout.

On the Pakistani side, the road was constructed by FWO (Frontier Works Organisation), employing the Pakistan Army Corps of Engineers. Recently, the Engineer-in-Chief's Branch of the Pakistani Army has completed a project documenting the history of the highway. In the first volume the author discusses the land and the people, the pre-historic communication system in the Northern Areas, the need for an all-weather road link with Gilgit, and the construction of Indus Valley Road. The second volume records events leading to the conversion of the Indus Valley Road to the Karakoram Highway, the difficulties in its construction, and the role of Pakistan Army Corps of Engineers and their Chinese counterparts in its construction

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