Gilgit, August 23: Gilgit – Baltistan’s regional government has decided to allow opening of offices, roads and markets in Gilgit city. Educational institutions, including schools, colleges and the region’s only university, will, however, remain shut.
Complete ban on motorcycles remains in effect, a source informed.
The law and order situation in Gilgit city is tense due to aerial firings by unidentified people. Heavy exchange of fire took place in different parts of Gilgit on Thursday night.
The government has also decided to allow traffic on the Karakoram Highway. Inter-district movement had also been restricted, which is now being reopened.