Museum celebrating the beauty of Gilgit-Baltistan launched in Bradford
The Gilgit-Baltistan Culture and Gallery, a museum and art gallery showcasing art and artefacts from the Gilgit-Baltistan region in Pakistan has been inaugurated in Bradford in the presence of honorary Sports, Culture, and Tourism ambassador to the region and former Conservative Party MP candidate for Bradford West, Haroon Rashid.
Gilgit-Baltistan, also known as the Northern Areas, is renowned for its exquisite beauty due to which many national and international tourists are seen flocking to the region.
The gallery features photographs, videos, clothes and cultural relics from the northern portion of the Kashmir region. Additionally, the staff will be providing free guidance to the visitors on tourism in Gilgit-Baltistan free of cost.
Rashid, who was one of the esteemed guests attending the opening, said, “Gilgit-Baltistan Culture and Gallery is a cultural centre and gallery that displays artefacts from the Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan. It was opened officially on Sunday, and we had guests from across the country. Kamran Asif, who works as a climate change analyst for the United Nations gave a presentation on tourism in the region. We also had the Mayor of Ealing, Councillor Munir Ahmed, Dr Manoj Josh DL, Mohammed Aslam and Mohammed Sabir of Aagrah Group, and some leaders in the business community from London, Cambridge and Newcastle.”