Islamabad, April 12: Speaking to a group of journalists the speaker of Gilgit – Baltistan has said that ultimate desire of the people of Gilgit – Baltistan is to become a province of Pakistan. “Our destination is Pakistan”, he has said. “Due to the Kashmir issue we have not yet been granted a constitutional status in the country”, he has reportedly said. “Some frustrated Kashmiri groups are opposing the move despite of knowing the fact that only administrative rights have been given to the government of Gilgit – Baltistan”, he has reportedly said.
“When the Kashmiris got their rights in the past nobody from Gilgit – Baltisan opposed them but it is strange that they are opposing changes introduced in our region”, he has said.
Talking about the uproar about Attabad landslide disaster he has reportedly said that political forces are using the disaster situation in their own interest.
He has also said that the the GB cabinet will be announced soon.