Trekking trails in Margalla Hills closed for seven days

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Islamabad administration has closed trekking trails in Margalla Hills Islamabad for the next seven days in the aftermath of the fire incidents.


The Deputy Commissioner Islamabad Muhammad Hamza Shafqaat said that trekking trails will stay closed for the next seven days and in the meantime, teams will clean the Margallas and conduct the fire audit.

“In the wake of recent fire incident at Margalla Hills it has been decided to conduct a complete fire audit of the area and to protect Margalla Hill forest; therefore all trekking trails in Margalla Hills Islamabad shall remain closed for one week starting 22nd December till 29th December 2021 for audit of fire incidents, cleanliness and maintenance purposes. All trekkers/visitors are requested to avoid visiting trails during above-mentioned dates,” said a notification issued by the Office of the District Magistrate.

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