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3.3% of PSDP allocated for Gilgit-Baltistan

3.3% of PSDP allocated for Gilgit-Baltistan

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms Ahsan Iqbal on Monday informed the Senate that the government has made rational and adequate allocation under Public Sector Development Programe (PSDP) for provinces and less developed areas for increasing pace of development and progress. Giving details on the provincial allocations for PSDP...

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Gilgit Baltistan budget increased from  9 billion to 15 billion, a record hike- Barjees Tahir

Gilgit Baltistan budget increased from 9 billion to 15 billion, a record hike- Barjees Tahir

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit Baltistan, Muhammad Barjees Tahir Friday said federal government’s increase in development budget to Rs. one trillion will help fulfill the promises made with the people of the country including Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan. In a statement, he said the government has increased the...

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Pakistan Stock Exchange, GB Chamber of Commerce  sign MoU to promote SME Board

Pakistan Stock Exchange, GB Chamber of Commerce sign MoU to promote SME Board

KARACHI: The Pakistan Stock Exchange signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Gilgit-Baltistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GBCCI) recently for mutual cooperation and collaboration to facilitate access to equity financing for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), a statement said on Friday.  Imran Ali, president of GBCCI, and Asghar...

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Mineral Potential in Diamer District

Mineral Potential in Diamer District

Muhammad Yaqub Shah It is already established by the earlier researchers that the Chilas complex, Pakistan is a huge mafic-ultramafic intrusive complex, with ultramafic suit of rocks composed of  dunites, harzburgites, troctolites, hornblende gabbros, pyroxenites, and anorthosites. Whereas the ultramafic rocks including chrome spinel + olivine dunites, show spectacular gravity-settling layered textures and are considered...

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Potential of Cobalt Discovery in Gilgit-Baltistan

Potential of Cobalt Discovery in Gilgit-Baltistan

As a result of Regional Geochemical Survey conducted in the entire Gilgit-Balistan region by Pakistan Mineral Development Corporation Islamabad during 1991-2001, as much as 255Nos. of potential target areas (drainage catchment cells) have since been identified to contain anomalous amount of cobalt values. These values ranges up to 1458 grams/ton...

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