About Us

INTRODUCTION

      Karakorum Publishing Network (KPN) originated from the lush green valleys of “Gilgit-Baltistan” is now one of the leading media groups of the country which proudly publishes the following newspapers:-
Our Daily K-2; Gilgit Baltistan enjoys the honor of being the first daily newspaper of Gilgit Baltistan, which is regularly being published for past 14 years and now enjoys the status of being the most widely read and liked newspaper of Gilgit Baltistan. All of our abovementioned newspapers are enlisted with the central media list of Govt. of Pakistan. Besides its home region, Daily K-2; GB also enjoys mass circulation in AJK, Rawalpindi, Islamabad & Karachi.  The circulation of Daily K-2 in northern areas of Pakistan (Gilgit-Baltistan) is more than the cumulative circulation of all other national and regional newspapers of Gilgit Baltistan. Our Daily K-2; Rawalpindi & Daily K-2; Karachi are also considered among the well-read & emerging dailies of Rawalpindi-Islamabad & Karachi respectively.
            The home region of KPN; Gilgit Baltistan comprising of seven districts (Gilgit, Skardu, Ghizer, Diamer, Ghanche, Astore & Hunza Nagar) is a region of God-gifted Charismatic beauty which offers immense opportunities for investment, commerce and tourism. The majestic K-2, snow covered peaks, Nanga Parbat, Raka Poshi-The Killer Mountain,  lush green valleys, Katchura Lake, Satpara Lake and other such breath-taking Scenic beauties attract tourists from Europe and from all over the world. The Karakorum highway is the focal transit route for import and export activities. Sharing borders with China and India, Gilgit Baltistan have remarkable Geo-Strategic significance. Millions of people from all segments of life inhabit Gilgit Baltistan and KPN group of newspapers strives for the rights of the neglected people of the country through constructive journalism.
      KPN serves the communication requirements of the masses, visitors and other audience of this region. We have won recognition from both public and private sector. Our newspapers are on the media lists of various federal and provincial Govt. departments and ministries. Among many other prestigious organizations, Federal Public Service Commission (FPSC) has chosen Daily K-2 for publishing its advertisements on a regular basis. Moreover we have successfully managed media campaigns of leading private sector organizations including Mobilink, Telenor, SCO & Zong.
      
SPECIFICATIONS

·        Name of Publication
Karakorum Publishing Network
·        Size of Page
54cm x 8 col.
·        Number of Pages
8 to 16 (4 color)
·        Columns
8 col.
·        Full Page
432 cm
·        Half Page
216 cm
·        Quarter Page
108 cm
·        Printing Process
Rotary ATF
·        Matter required for Advertisements
Art work/ CD
·        Published from
Gilgit Baltistan, Rawalpindi, Islsmabad, Karachi.
·        Language
Urdu (besides Weekly Waadi)

GEOGRAPHICAL DISTRIBUTION OF READERSHIP

Districts: Gilgit, Skardu, Ghizer, Diamer, Ghanche, Astore, Ghanche, Hunza Nagar.
65%

Rawalpindi/ Islamabad, Lahore, Karachi, Peshawar, Quetta, Abbotabad, Muzaffarabad, Rawla-Kot, Mirpur.
32%

U.S.A., U.K.Saudi Arabia, Dubai, Kuwait, Japan, Iran.
03%

SECTORAL READERSHIP 

General Public
45%
Business
20%
Subscribed Readers
25%
Students
10%