PTDC explores ways to curb pollution on Baltoro, K2 Base Camp Trek


The Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) Tuesday organized a consultative workshop of various organizations’ representatives and tour operators to discuss the issue of increasing pollution on Baltoro and K2 Base Camp Trek.

The PTDC’s senior officials, Alpine Club of Pakistan, Himalayan Wildlife Foundation, Tour Operators Associations, Adventure Club, Kara-kuram Club, GB Tourism Department and others participated in the meeting, said a news release.

PTDC Managing Director Aftab Rana said that Pakistan had the best season for K2 climbing this year, but poor solid waste management on the trek-king route emerged as the major issue.—INP


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