Hunza by-poll to be held on Jan 28

Hunza by-poll to be held on Jan 28

Gilgit: Election Commission of Gilgit-Baltistan on Tuesday announced the schedule for by-polls in GBLA-6, Hunza-Nagar 3. The seat had fallen vacant following the appointment of Mir Ghazanfar Ali Khan as the new governor of Gilgit-Baltistan. According to the notification issued, the poll will be held on Jan 28, 2016. The public...

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Seven-member GB Cabinet to be sworn in on Monday

Seven-member GB Cabinet to be sworn in on Monday

Islamabad (INP): Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who is also the chairman of Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) Council, has approved the names of seven members for the cabinet. GB Governor Birjees Tahir will administer the oath to the ministers on Monday. Sources said that the Chief Minister Hafiz Hafizur Rehman had presented the...

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JUI-F’s Shah Baig elected as G-B opp leader

JUI-F’s Shah Baig elected as G-B opp leader

Meraj Alam GILGIT – Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) lawmaker Haji Shah Baig has become Leader of the opposition in Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly on Tuesday. Shah Baig secured the support of seven opposition lawmakers out of 11 during the voting process held for the slot of opposition leader in assembly session. The...

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Hafeez still ‘first choice’ of PM

Hafeez still ‘first choice’ of PM

Abrar Saeed  ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) has initiated formal consultations for picking the new chief executive of Gilgit-Baltistan with things heavily leaning in favour of party’s GB Chapter President Hafiz Hafeezur Rehman. A delegation of PML-N Gilgit-Baltistan chapter on Wednesday held a meeting with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif...

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PM discussed matters relating to formation of government in Gilgit-Baltistan

PM discussed matters relating to formation of government in Gilgit-Baltistan

Islamabad: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif says provision of basic necessities of life to the people of Gilgit- Baltistan is priority of the government. Talking to a delegation of PML-N Gilgit-Baltistan office bearers in Islamabad on Wednesday, he assured that all resources of the province will be utilized for welfare...

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