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PM suspends taxes imposed in Gilgit-Baltistan

PM suspends taxes imposed in Gilgit-Baltistan

SKARDU:  Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Wednesday suspended the taxes imposed in Gilgit-Baltistan till the issue is resolved after getting clarifications from stakeholders. Addressing a gathering after inaugurating the Baltistan University, Prime Minister said the GB Council discussed this matter and decided to upend the taxes till the issue is...

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GB Council approves budget of Rs 2.4 billion for year 2017-18

GB Council approves budget of Rs 2.4 billion for year 2017-18

SKARDU: The Gilgit -Baltistan Council Wednesday approved a budget with a total outlay of about Rs 2.4 billion for financial year 2017-18 for Gilgit-Baltistan. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, who is also the Chairman of the Council, chaired the meeting. The Prime Minister in his remarks at the meeting said the...

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Chitral town turns into rubbish bin

Chitral town turns into rubbish bin

Prof. Rahmat Karim Baig The arrival of the modern facilities and luxury items in the urban areas of North Pakistan has also brought a good number of negative impacts on social life of the residents of this mountainous region of the country. Here land under cultivation is already very low...

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Gilgit shuts down to protest imposition of taxes

Gilgit shuts down to protest imposition of taxes

Gilgit shuts down to protest imposition of taxes . Meanwhile, Prime Minister Shahhid Khaqan Abbasi is in Skardu to Chair the fourth meeting of Gilgit-Baltitan Council. The traders of Skardu were divided over the protest during the visit of PM and the response to the shutter dawn call in Skardu...

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Conserve Gilgit-Baltistan’s beauty

Conserve Gilgit-Baltistan’s beauty

Anita Wilson GILGIT-Baltistan is a precious stone of Pakistan. Apart from its natural beauty the region also holds significant strategic importance. GB is bordering with Afghanistan (North), China (Northeast), Azad Kashmir (South), Indian Occupied Kashmir in (Southeast), KP (West). It got freedom on 1 Nov 1947 right after the independence...

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