Deosai Pakistan, Imran Khan, winter skiing, Deosai skiing

Pictures of ‘first ever’ winter skiing in Gilgit’s Deosai go viral

Prime Minister Imran Khan on April 6 shared breathtaking pictures of the first ever winter skiing in snow-covered Deosai.

The premier shared the pictures on Twitter, saying that this is Deosai plains’ first ever winter ski traverse.

“Exploring winter tourism and ski resorts feasibility,” PM Imran said in a tweet.

The spot plateaus are considered the second-highest plateaus in the world.

It is situated at an average elevation of 4,114 metres (13,497 ft) above sea level in Gilgit-Baltistan.

According to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), the Deosai plateau hosts the only stable population in the region and is important for its continued survival.

PM Khan displays a keen focus on reviving the tourism industry of Pakistan as he repeatedly called attention to the untapped potential of the industry.

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