ISLAMABAD, Sept 10 (APP)‑ Minister for Information and Broadcasting and Governor‑designate Gilgit‑Baltistan Qamar Zaman Kaira assured the people of Hunza that their grievances would be properly addressed with equal distribution of funds and development schemes, as per size of the population. “There will be no discrimination, in respect of political and socio‑economic rights of the people”, he said in a statement issued here Thursday.
Commenting on the demand of another seat in the Northern Areas Legislative Assembly (NALA) for Hunza, he said that it may not appropriate at this stage to accommodate it, when the date of the Asssembly’s elections is coming closer.
The Minister said that the demand of de‑limitation of the constituencies, according to the population size would be considered in due course of time.
Qamar Zaman Kaira said that PPP government does not believe in any sort of discrimination, and was following a policy of giving due rights and privileges to the people of Gilgit‑Baltistan judiciously.
Reasonable and equal distribution of funds would be ensured to all the districts of Gilgit‑Baltistan. [More at source]