Karachi, September 27: Famous mountaineer Nazir Sabir has said that he does not intend to contest in the upcoming election of Gilgit – Baltistan Legislative Assembly. He has thanked people of Hunza valley for providing him the opportunity to lead them on the political front once, admiting that most of his time in power was wasted in resolving issues related to sectarian tension and tussle with bureaucracy. He has admited that he was not able to concentrate on other areas of need during his tenure in power.
He has expressed these views while talking to Gilgit – Baltistan Times, an emerging new blog of Gilgit – Baltistan.
Responding to a questions regarding his candidature for the upcoming elections, Nazir has called himself a “Chala hua kartoos” – a fired bullet, urging the people of Hunza to “try someone else”.
Nazir has also blasted the Kashmiri nationalist leadership for interfering in the affairs of Gilgit – Baltistan. He has advised the Kashmiris to “concentrate on their own region”.
Talking about the package for Gilgit – Baltistan, Nazir Sabir has said that it’s biggest fault is that it has not been prepared in consultation with representatives of the people.
Read complete interview at source.