Gilgit - Baltistan

GB Governor requests China to establish “joint economic zone” in Hunza

GB Governor with Xinjiang's Deputy Governor. The GBLA members from Hunza were not present when the offer was made.

Asim Iqbal

Gilgit, December 25: The Gilgit Baltistan government has made a proposal for setting up a “joint economic zone” in Hunza to enhance trade with China.

This proposal was made by governor GB Pir Karam Ali Shah in a meeting with Deputy Governor of Xinjiang.

Informing the Xinjiang leader about  investment opportunities in the sectors of Hydro Power, Tourism and Mining in GB, the Governor  said  that Gilgit Baltistan and Xinjiang are neighbor provinces and Chinese businessman should benefit from the opportunities of investment”.

He also said that GB government  is ready to give special facilities to Chinese investors. He also said that 50 percent share in power projects can also be given to investors

Deputy Governor of Xinjiang on this occasion assured that he would play his role to enhance trade ties between the two regions.

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One Comment

  1. We appreciate the efforts made by the Governor of Gilgit-Baltistan Pir Karam Ali Shah in inviting the Chinese investors in Gilgit Baltistan. We have lands to provide for the economic zone in the Hunza-Nagar, in Gojal, the largest Tehsil of Gilgit Baltistan.

    Hajat Muhammad
    Social Worker,
    General Secretary,
    PPP Hunza-Nagar

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