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Chinese Consulate being established in Gilgit

  Gilgit – The Chinese ambassador to Pakistan has said that their government would consider establishing a consulate in Gilgit. He said this while visiting the northern areas a couple of days ago. Luo Zhaohui expressed hope that such a step will facilitate trade and tourism between the two countries. He also reviewed...

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Ghazanfar threatens to resign as Chief Executive

Gilgit – Mir Ghazanfar Ali Khan has threatened to resign as chief executive of the Northern Areas Legislative Assembly (NALA). Talking to the Karakuram Publishing Network (KPN), he criticised “attitude” of the bureaucracy and said that smooth transfer of powers, as narrated by a “constitutional package”, to the local representatives was not possible...

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Wheat Shortage in Gilgit – Baltistan

Sost – Police have arrested a number of people while they were illegally trafficking wheat from a government depot in Sost, out of Gojal valley. According to our correspondent Police in Gulmit recovered wheat from a Gilgit – bound vehicle, in the wake of  a governmental ban on inter-district transportation of wheat and...

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Action Committee Formed on KKH – Expansion

  Press Release – An action committee has been formed to safeguard the rights of people who would be affected in Hunza-Nagar by the planned expansion work on Karakuram Highway. Ehsan Ali Advocate has been elected Chairman of the action committee. The action committee has demanded that all queries of the local...

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Pamir Polls Result

Karachi: Pamir Times Poll held its first SMS Poll to know opinions about naming the “Seventh District” in Gilgit – Baltistan. 55 SMS were sent. Text of the SMS Poll Question was:         _____________________________________________________________________ “What should be name of the new district”? Burushal Hunza – Nagar Any other ___________________________________________________________________ 33 (Thrity one – ...

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