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6-member cabinet take oath, Haji Akbar Taban abstain from ceremony

Governor administers oath.
Governor administers oath.

Abdul Rehman Bukhari

Gilgit, July 7: A 6-member cabinet of ministers was sworn in at the Governor House Gilgit on Tuesday evening. The members included Haji Janbaz Khan (Diamer), Ibrahim Sanai (Ghanche), Dr. Muhammad Iqbal (Gilgit), Muhamamd Wakeel (Diamer), Farman Ali (Astore) and Sobia Muqadas (Diamer).



Senior leader of PML (N) Haji Akbar Taban remained absent from the oath taking ceremony due to his reservation on the appointment of new Governor. He was notified as a senior minister while representing Skardu district. The new cabinet lacks representation of Skardu, Hunza-Nagar and Ghizer districts.

The oath was administered by Governor Gilgit-Baltistan, Muhammad Barjees Tahir in presence of members of legislative assembly and other dignitaries.

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  1. Many congratulations to all cabinet members with expectations of embarking good governance rules in GB and ensure service delivery to Gb through Govt departments. Former self governance system was recalled worse then dogra raj due to its bad governance.Learn the lesson from former Govt and avoid bad practices that they had adopted.

    Please Keep in view the principle of equity and equality while selecting cabinet members or whatever else may be. Strengthen the whole GB collectively especially the remotest and deserving areas of Gb.

  2. ہم صدر آزاد کشمیر سے مطالبہ کرتے ہیں کہ گلگت بلتستان کے مطلق جو آپ نے بیان دیا ہے وہ واپس لے لیں . کیونکہ گلگت بلتستان ١٨٦٠ سے پہلے کبھی بھی کشمیر کا حصہ نہی رہا بلکہ الگ الگ خود مختار ریاستیں تھیں . ١٨٨٠ کے بعد غاصب انگریز نے زبردستی کشمیر کا حصہ بنایا تھا ١٩٤٧ میں ہمارے بزرگوں نے آزادی کی جنگ جاری رکھی اور آزادی حاصل کی پھر مملکت خدا داد پاکستان سے الحاق کیا .تو پھر کیسے گلگت بلتستان آزاد کشمیر کا حصہ ہوسکتا ہے ؟ بس ہمیں پاکستان کا پانچواں آئینی صوبہ چاہیے ہم پاکستانی ہیں اور پاکستانی رہینگے .

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