Gilgit, December 8: Renowned Shina and Urdu poet and civil servant, Zafar Waqar Taj has been appointed as the Commissioner for Diamer division, comprising the districts of Diamer and Astore.
Another local officer, Sibtain Ahmad has been appointed as Commissioner for Gilgit division, comprising the districts of Gilgit, Ghizer and Hunza-Nagar. He has also been given the additional charge of Interior Secretary.
According to official sources, the appointments were made today, three days before the PPP-led coalition government comes to an end in the Gilgit-Baltistan region.
Baltistan division, Skardu and Ghangche districts, already has a commissioner.