Ex-officio Arrangement: Federal Minister Barjees Tahir becomes the Governor of Gilgit-Baltistan

ISLAMABAD, Feb 14 (APP): On a summary initiated by the Ministry of Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan, President Mamnoon Hussain has approved the Prime Minister’s advice to appoint Ch.  Muhammad Barjees Tahir, Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan as Governor of Gilgit-Baltistan, on ex-officio basis and signed the “Commission of Appointment” in his favour.

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The controversial decision has outraged the masses in Gilgit-Baltistan. Reactions are pouring in through different platforms, including social media, like the one below, where the people were asked about their reaction to the appointment.

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  1. Gilgit-Bultistan is a colony of Pakistan. There was no democracy and still there is no democracy. Unity among the people of GB is the solution.

  2. In a democratic system post of governor of each province represents the federation. In case of Gilgit Baltistan, if the post of Minister for Kashmir Affair to the extent of GB is not removed the appointment Birjees Tahir is tally violation of article 8 of constitutions of Islamic Republic of Pakistan, 1973, and as well as rights of people of Gilgit Baltistan.

  3. This is the time to get together against Paki unlawful activities in Gilgit-Baltistan. Those GBs living in USA should demonstrate in front of the UN to take action against human rights violation in Gilgit-Baltistan.

  4. Well ANGRY but what can we do? Post a hate speech on FB?

    However, lets not let PMLN win in the upcoming elections so that the selected governor would get maximum hindrance from the puppet assembly at least.

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