Islamabad, January 25: A delegation of Islamabad based professionals of Gojal met chief minister of Gilgit – Baltistan at GB House the other day. They apprised the minister of the immediate threats posed to over seven thousand people due to the lake formation on Hunza River. They also discussed the difficulties faced by the twenty five thousand people of Gojal valley due to the blockade of Karakuram Highway.
The chief minister assured the delegation that all out efforts are being made to provide relief and release water from the artificial dam. He said that he would take the issue with higher authorities and inform them of the aspirations of the natives.
The delegation comprised of Abdul Waheed, Salman Udin, Aziz Ahmed Bahar and Rehber Ali Shahgoon.