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AKCSP ASKED TO VACATE GANISH FORT IN HUNZA - 2004-05-11

Date: 
Tuesday, 2004, May 11
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GILGIT, May 11: The residents of Ganish town in Hunza have asked the Aga Khan Culture Service Pakistan to vacate a 700-year- old fort which was being brought under AKCSP control in the name of renovation. The heirs of the Ganish Fort argued that the AKCSP took possession of their fort illegally and without their permission. They contended that the AKCSP renovated the Baltut Fort, Shigar Forts and Altit Fort with the prior consent of their legal heirs while in the case of Ganish Fort the procedure was never followed.

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H.H. Prince Karim Aga Khan IV


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AKCSP asked to vacate Ganish Fort in Hunza - 2004-05-11

Source: 
www.dawn.com/2004/05/12/nat17.htm

The residents of Ganish town in Hunza have asked the Aga Khan Culture Service Pakistan to vacate a 700-year- old fort which was being brought under AKCSP control in the name of renovation.The heirs of the Ganish Fort argued that the AKCSP took possession of their fort illegally and without their permission. 'A large number of tourists are visiting the fort every year, but the proceeds earned through tourism are not being paid to its legal heirs,' they said.

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