Islamabad, September 15: Doctor Shama Khalid, first governor of Gilgit – Baltistan and the second female governor of Pakistan’s history, has reportedly passed away in Islamabad . She was under treatment for cancer at a hospital in the capital city.
Dr. Shama belonged to Astore district of Gilgit – Baltistan and her family is settled in Lahore, Punjab. She had been sworn in as governor on March 22, 2010. Doctor Shama Khalid remained governor of Gilgit – Baltistan for less than six months.