Islamabad, November 21: Interim Governor of Gilgit – Baltistan, Qamar Zaman Kaira, speaking at a reception hosted in honor of the newly elected members of GBLA, has said the Gilgit-BaltistanAssembly would meet in its first session soon after the Eid festival.
He further said that although the election process has come to an end, save for the two constituencies in Ghizar and Diamir districts, but polls for the reserved seats for women and technocrats would be taking place soon.
He gave credits of the “empowerment ordinance” to the PPP government, which, he said, has always been defender of the just rights of Gilgit – Baltistan. He also said that the recent election of PPP candidates in different parts of the region proved popularity of the party, as well expectations of the people.
Rejecting accusations of rigging, Kaira aid that whenever free and fair elections would be held in any part of the country, the PPP would emerge victorious.