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Gilani to announce 10 billion rupees economic package for GB, after Eid

SKARDU, Sep 18 (APP): Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani will announce economic package for Gilgit-Baltistan after Eid-ul-Fitr.This was stated by Governor Gilgit-Baltistan Qamar Zaman Kaira while addressing a big gathering here after inaugurating the office of new Commissioner of Baltistan Division.He said that empowerment and self governance order, 2009 is a historic step taken by the present PPP government.

 He said that all administrative, financial, democratic, judicial and developmental powers are shifted to the people of the area according to their wishes. 

“We have fulfilled the promises of Shaheed Benazir Bhutto,” he said.

Qamar Zaman Kaira said, there are potential of hydel generation, tourism, minerals and communication and “we will divert our attention towards these sectors.”

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