Gilgit, October 7: GB Chief Secretary, Sajjad Saleem Hotiana paid a surprise visit to the DHQ Hospital in Gahkuch, the district headquarters of Ghizer. He suspended two doctors, a child specialist and a pathologist, who had not turned up for duty.
Late the Chief Secretary held meetings with the Peace Committee, comprising of representatives of different communities and the district’s intelligentsia. He praised the Peace Committee for playing a positive role in keeping a congenial environment in the region.
The local leaders apprised him of the district’s issues, including recent information circulated in regional press about potential security threats from terrorists.
The Chief Secretary said that the local people will have to be vigilant to combat the menace of terrorism. He said that the government has taken measures to ensure safety of the roads and borders of Ghizer district.
He was also briefed by various government departments about their progress and projects.