Gilgit - Baltistan

NALA passes three resolutions

GILGIT, Jan 19: The Northern Areas Legislative Assembly approved three resolutions on the fourth day of its proceedings here on Monday. The session was later adjourned.The first resolution moved by Fida Mohammad Nashad urged the government to follow its methodology practiced in rest of the country in Gilgit-Baltistan too.

Speaker Malik Mohammad Miskeen referred the resolution to the house for debate and PPP’s Fidaullah Advocate and Aftab Ahmed recommended some changes after which it was passed unanimously.

Hafizur Rehman presented a resolution criticising the suspension of senior forest officials and termed it a sheer violation of law. He said people in Islamabad should respect public sentiments before taking such decisions.

In another resolution, Mr Rehman condemned the Mumbai incidents and asked India to stop playing games of accusations. He pledged that the house would stand by the Pakistan Army.

The house also endorsed an attention calling notice of Mr Hafiz demanding the government to pay compensation to the affected people of Big Board Advisory scam.

Wazir Walayat Ali complained that the standing committee of the house on food had failed to satisfy him about distribution of wheat in the six districts of the region.

Mr Ali had questioned the authenticity of figures presented by the food department.Committee Chairman Nasrullah told the house that statistics given by the director and secretary food were not correct, adding the chief secretary would now be contacted about the issue. Dawn

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