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Gilgit-Baltistan delegation led by CM Hafeez visiting Xinjiang, China

Gilgit-Baltistan delegation led by CM Hafeez visiting Xinjiang, China

Islamabad: A fourteen-member delegation of the Gilgit-Baltistan Government, led by the Chief Minister Hafiz Hafeezur Rehman, is visiting Urumqi from 22-27th of March. The delegation will hold meetings with government officials and business leaders in Urumqi to finalize various project ideas an sectors were discussed last year. A 40-member delegation of the Xinjiang’s...

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World Forest Day celebrated in Laspur Valley, Chitral

World Forest Day celebrated in Laspur Valley, Chitral

By Kashif Shahzad CHITRAL:  Forests play a dynamic role in the ecosystem. Increase in forest cover is vital for healthy environment, especially for the people living in uplands mountain ecosystem, said Mr. Said ul Islam Coordinator Conservator WWF-Pakistan Chitral. He was addressing the valley level celebrations organized here in Laspoor Valley...

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Need for Socio-Economic Reforms

Need for Socio-Economic Reforms

By Ismat Abbas The picture appears to be gloomy when Pakistan is compared with the rest of the South Asian countries in terms of development and it equally holds true when Gilgit-Baltistan is compared with the rest of Pakistan. Perched at the top of the literacy rate ranking on the...

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Special Olympics: Pervez Ahmed from GB wins two silver medals as Pakistan shines in Austria

Special Olympics: Pervez Ahmed from GB wins two silver medals as Pakistan shines in Austria

Islamabad: Pervaz Ahmed, an athlete from Gigit-Baltistan representing Pakistan at the Special Olympics in Austria has won two silver medals so far. Other members of team Pakistan have also shined, winning gold, silver and bronze medals. Tehmeena and Hameez-ud-Din, siblings from Khanabad village of Hunza, are also part of the...

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AKFED to invest in Gilgit-Baltistan power sector

AKFED to invest in Gilgit-Baltistan power sector

Islamabad: Industrial Promotion Service’s (IPS) Regional Chief for Asia, Matthew Scanlon called on Chief Minister of Gilgit-Baltistan, Hafiz Hafeezur Rehman, today. Chief Minister Hafeez has said that the chief of IPS, which is a subsidiary of the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development, has expressed interest in the energy and power...

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