Thu. Sep 23rd, 2021

Deployment of FC troops in Gilgit-Baltistan approved to ‘protect forests’

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s federal cabinet has approved deployment of Frontier Corps (FC) troops in Gilgit-Baltistan reportedly to protect forests.

The Gilgit-Baltistan government had requested the federal government to deploy FC troops for three years to deal with the timber mafia.
The deployment was approved during a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad.
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