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Read the Government of Gilgit-Baltisan Order 2018 (Draft)

Read the Government of Gilgit-Baltisan Order 2018 (Draft)

The 68-page long Government of Gilgit-Baltistan Order 2018 can be read below. Final version of this Order will replace the Gilgit-Baltistan Empowerment and Self Governance Order 2009. Some parts are missing/incomplete in this version. Gilgit-Baltistan Government Order 2018 by PAMIR TIMES on Scribd

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Shaap: a unique seasonal festival of Gilgit-Baltistan

Shaap: a unique seasonal festival of Gilgit-Baltistan

“Shaap” is a tradition celebrated by the Shina-speaking communities living in different parts of Gilgit-Baltistan. It is a festival that celebrates the arrival of new year. During the festival, groups of youth, and elders, wearing masks, and singing and dancing, visit houses in the lcoality, praying for prosperity, peace and...

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Passenger vehicle faces accident on Shimshal Road, all 13 people survive unscathed

Passenger vehicle faces accident on Shimshal Road, all 13 people survive unscathed

Hunza: A passenger vehicle moving from Aliabad to Shimshal Valley met an accident near the Shikar Juy area, local sources informed. The vehicle reportedly swerved off the unpaved road, and fell on its side, feet away from the raging Shimshal River. Fortunately, all 13 people on board remained unhurt, miraculously. Had the...

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Electricity For Education: Situation in Gilgit-Baltistan

Electricity For Education: Situation in Gilgit-Baltistan

By Tajunnisa Electricity access refers to the percentage of people in a given area that have relatively simple, stable access to electricity. Not all countries and areas have equal access to electricity, and the level of access can be indicative of the development level of the country or area in...

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62 percent couples in Gilgit-Baltistan don’t use contraception methods: Study

62 percent couples in Gilgit-Baltistan don’t use contraception methods: Study

Gilgit: Contraceptive methods are not popular in Gilgit-Baltistan. Only 38 percent married couples use traditional and modern contraceptive methods. According to the key findings of the Multi-Indicator Sector Survey 2017, released by the Gilgit-Baltistan Department of Planning and Development, 61.9 percent couples in the ten districts of Gilgit-Baltistan region do...

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