Crisis Mismanagement: A man-made disaster

by Aziz Ali Dad The region of Gilgit-Baltistan is gifted with snow-clad mountains, glaciers, lakes, lush green valley, and rivers. The culture, language, rituals, economy and social set up of the region is inextricably related to its geography. With its rough terrain and harsh climatic conditions, human settlements alongside mighty mountainous ranges are examples of people living in...

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Federal representatives in GB Council nominated

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has nominated 6-members of the National Assembly as members of Gilgit-Baltistan Council with effect from May 31. A notification of Gilgit-Baltistan Council Secretariat issued here Wednesday has said that in accordance with article 33(1) of Gilgit-Baltistan (Empowerment and Self-Governance) Order, 2009, the chairman...

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