Gilgit, January 5: Provincial Information Secretary of the Pakistan Peoples’ Party, Rana Nazeem has said that the in-capacities of finance minister, Muhammad Ali Akhtar, have caused financial crisis in Gilgit-Baltistan. He has demanded removal of Akhtar from the post and his replacement with some “capable Jiyala”. He said this today while addressing people gathered at the PPP Secretariat in Gilgit. The Jiyalas had gathered to celebrate the birth anniversary of Chairman Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto.
The senior party leader also said that the PPP led government in GB is going through an embarrassing situation because of failure in paying salaries and pensions to government officials.