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"World Environment Day"
Issue date: 5th June 2012

Malika Parbat seen from Lake Saiful Muluk.
The Malika Parbat is the highest peak in the Kaghan Valley.

The Kaghan Valley is situated in the north-east of Mansehra District of the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province of Pakistan.

"Shandur Polo Festival".

Shandur Top is also known of the highest polo ground in the world at 3'700 metresĀ (the Shandur Pass itself is at 3'800 m). The Shandur Polo Festival is every year in the first week of July between the teams of Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral.

Shalamar Gardens Park, Lahore

The park was constructed in older times by Mughal emperors that lies inside the older part of the Lahore city. It is very famous on international level as it has also won International Aga Khan award of construction.

The monument that appears on the stamp is actually in front of the bathing pond that lies inside the garden and in older times princes used to come to this place to have a warm bath. The inside of this monument have candle holder type engravings where candles were placed and the warm light of candles used to warm the water that was used for bathing purpose. How only candles were able to warm the water, this is still a secret.

Bab-e-Khyber and Safed Koh Range in the background.

The Bab-e-Khyber, the Khyber Gate was built in the 1964, at the mouth of the Khyber Pass, where the Jamrud Fort is also located.

Beschreibung und Bild ohne Rahmen
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