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EC suspends membership of 25 lawmakers, including 6 ministers, for not declaring assets

EC suspends membership of 25 lawmakers, including 6 ministers, for not declaring assets

GILGIT: The Election Commission of Gilgit-Baltistan on Tuesday suspended the membership of 25 members of the Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly (GBLA) for failing to submit their assets and liabilities. The members suspended by the EC include 6 ministers, Speaker GBLA Fida Muhammad Nashad, Opposition Leader Haji Shah Baig, Chairman Public Accounts...

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The value of Gilgit-Baltistan

The value of Gilgit-Baltistan

Masud Ahmad Khan Gilgit-Baltistan is bounded in the north by the Wakhan corridor (Afghanistan) and the Xinjiang region of China, on the south and south-east by Indian-Occupied Kashmir and on the west by Chitral. The Mintaka Pass is the point where the borders of Pakistan, China, Russia and Afghanistan are...

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Construction of Gilgit-Skardu road would be completed by July, 2020, NA Standing Committee informed

Construction of Gilgit-Skardu road would be completed by July, 2020, NA Standing Committee informed

Satpara Dam project would be handed-over to the government of Gilgit-Baltistan within six months ISLAMABAD: The construction of 164 km Gilgit-Skardu road is in full swing and would be completed by July, 2020. The officials of National Highway Authority (NHA) briefed the the National Assembly Standing Committee on Kashmir Affairs...

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No dispute over Gilgit-Baltistan being a part of Pakistan, Chief Justice of Pakistan

No dispute over Gilgit-Baltistan being a part of Pakistan, Chief Justice of Pakistan

 ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court has appointed senior lawyers Barrister Aitzaz Ahsan and Khawaja Haris as amicus curiae in the case of appointment of judges in the courts of the Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) and issued notices to all the parties concerned. Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has remarked that there...

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Water flow from Karakoram glaciers to fall by 7 percent , PMD

Water flow from Karakoram glaciers to fall by 7 percent , PMD

PT Special Report ISLAMABAD: Water flow from the melting of Karakoram glaciers will fall by seven percent due to the climate change pattern known as Karakoram anomaly.  This phenomenon will not have any impact on the overall flow and availability of water downstream due to 15-20% rise in water flow...

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