Thorar is a Tehsil town in District Rawalakot in Azaad Jammu Kashmir. This town is also called Thorar GuIfraz. It is located on Mong road about 30kms North West of Rawalakot. This town is very close to Punjab & AJK border. This is a very beautiful valley with lush green mountains, and water streams running between those mountains giving a splendid view of the valley. Famous Poonch river of Kashmir starts from this valley and flows through most of Azaad Jammu Kashmir. Weather is nice and warm in summer and extremely cold in winter, and winter span in this part of AJK is little longer than rest of the AJK. People from this part of the world are very kind and friendly and are very famous in whole country for their Hospitality. Total population is just over 30000.
Main source of living for locals is mostly agriculture, and tourism. There are lots of hotels, resorts, and rest houses for tourists. It’s a very busy and famous tourist spot in AJK. Many locals have turned their houses into hotels and rest houses, and they make their living. There are lot higher secondary schools for boys and girls and lots of private schools. Literacy rate is higher than rest of the Pakistan, which is 82%. Many of the residents migrated to United Kingdom, Australia, and United States. They settled there and start sending their earned money to Thorar and investing in development of their home town. They also invest in hotel industry. For all those people following is the list of banks in Thorar:
|Name||Branch Code||Address||Phone Number||ATM Facility|
|National Bank of Pakistan (NBP)||1425||Main Bazar Thorar, District Rawalakot.AJK||921304||Yes|
|Habib Bank Limited (HBL)||1514||Khasra # 774, Thorar Tehsil Thorar Distt Rawalakot||05824-921303||Yes|
|Bank of Azad Jamu Kashmir (BAJK)||0050||Main Bazar Thorar District Poonch A.K||05824- 921313||Yes|
Above is the list of ATM services in Thorar for the locals and tourists from other parts of the country. You can also send money or receive money in Thorarl by using Western union and Money Gram services in town.
If you’re from Thorar & can share more information like if there’re any other banks, their locations (addresses), phone numbers or anything, please use the comments area so that others can also benefit from it.