Federal Minister Amir Muqam vows to address Gilgit-Baltistan’s issues

GIlGIT, May 11 (APP): Federal Minister for Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan Affairs Engineer Amir Muqam addressed a press conference in Gilgit alongside former Chief Minister Hafiz Hafizur Rehman and MNA from Kohistan. He emphasized that the issues of Gilgit-Baltistan are the federal government’s priority, saying that they will utilize their authority to promote development and prosperity… Continue reading Federal Minister Amir Muqam vows to address Gilgit-Baltistan’s issues

Federal Minister Engineer Amir Muqam Briefed on Shahrah Nager Project

Sultan Shoaib GIlGIT, May 11 (APP):Federal Minister for Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan Affairs Engineer Amir Muqam was briefed on the Shahrah Nager project during his visit to Gilgit-Baltistan. Secretary Water and Power Sabtain Ahmed, informed the minister that the project’s administrative approval was granted in 2021 and it can be used as an alternative to the… Continue reading Federal Minister Engineer Amir Muqam Briefed on Shahrah Nager Project

Tree plantation, cleanliness campaign accelerated in Gilgit schools

GIlGIT, Apr 29 (APP):In compliance with the special instructions of Chief Secretary Gilgit-Baltistan Abrar Ahmed Mirza, Deputy Director of Education Gilgit Abdul Wahab Mir has expedited the tree plantation and cleanliness campaign in all schools of Gilgit district. According to the spokesperson of the Education Department Gilgit, tree plantation, cleanliness, and decoration work is underway… Continue reading Tree plantation, cleanliness campaign accelerated in Gilgit schools

CM GB orders swift action to restore roads

Sultan Shoaib GIlGIT, Apr 29 (APP): Chief Minister Gilgit Baltistan Haji Gulbar Khan on Monday directed authorities to take immediate measures to restore inter-provincial and connecting roads damaged by recent rains and snowfall in Gilgit-Baltistan. The Chief Minister also ordered the safe evacuation of stranded passengers on the Karakoram Highway and Gilgit Skardu Highway, which… Continue reading CM GB orders swift action to restore roads

CM taking measures to tackle unemployment crisis

Sultan Shoaib GIlGIT, Feb 27 (APP):In a concerted effort to combat unemployment in the region, Chief Minister Gilgit-Baltistan Haji Gulbar Khan alongside his entire cabinet is taking measures to overcome unemployment in the region. GB government spokesperson, Faizullah Faraq in an official statement said that by prioritizing the local workforce, the chief minister aimed to… Continue reading CM taking measures to tackle unemployment crisis

District administration Gilgit demolishes encroachments

Gilgit, Dec 06 (APP):Reacting to a viral video on social media showing an injured elderly man pleading for justice, the Gilgit district administration on Wednesday sprang into action and demolished encroachments on his land. Acting upon the instructions of Deputy Commissioner Amir Azam, a team of district officials demolished encroachments on an elderly man’s land… Continue reading District administration Gilgit demolishes encroachments

Pak-China border to close from Dec 1 to March 31 for all kinds of traffic

GILGIT, Nov 22 (APP):Due to the closure of the Pakistan-China border at Khunjerab, foreign businessmen with containers and drivers have been given time till November 30 to go to their countries through China. According to a notice issued by the in-charge of the FIA immigration checkpost on the Pakistan-China border, Khunjerab will be closed for… Continue reading Pak-China border to close from Dec 1 to March 31 for all kinds of traffic

Pakistan allocates 10 million for transformation of ten schools in GB

GILGIT, Oct 09 (APP):”In a groundbreaking move that underscores the commitment to advancing education, the Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) Pakistan has pledged an allocation of 10 million rupees for the transformation of ten schools in Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) into digital smart schools”, said Chief Secretary Gilgit Baltistan Muhiudeen Wani on Monday. He added,… Continue reading Pakistan allocates 10 million for transformation of ten schools in GB

GB govt allocates funds for missing facilities at schools

GILGIT, Oct 04 (APP): Chief Secretary Gilgit Baltistan Mohiy-ud-deen Ahmed Wani has said the government has allocated 100 million for essential seating facilities with a surge in enrollment of 35,000 students this year. He said this project aims to bridge the supply-demand gap by distributing 50% of the funds to primary schools, 24% to middle… Continue reading GB govt allocates funds for missing facilities at schools

National College of Arts announces Associate Degree Program in Gilgit

GILGIT, Sep 25 (APP):National College of Arts (NCA) on Monday announced the Associate Degree Program in Gilgit from February 2024. The National College of Arts, renowned for its excellence in arts education with its main campus in Lahore, will bring its world-class expertise to the heart of Gilgit-Baltistan. Chief Secretary Mohiyuddin Ahmed Wani expressed his… Continue reading National College of Arts announces Associate Degree Program in Gilgit

3G and 4G services restored in Gilgit-Baltistan

GILGIT, Sep 18 (APP):3G and 4G  Internet services have been restored in Gilgit-Baltistan.The Gilgit-Baltistan government has suspended 3G and 4G internet services for the past 3 weeks due to religious hatred and offensive statements and news on social media. Considering the difficulties of the people and the concern of the educational institutions, this service was… Continue reading 3G and 4G services restored in Gilgit-Baltistan

GB-EPA and conFIDE Pakistan inaugurates the first Training and Production center in juglote Gilgit

GILGIT, Sep 18 (APP): Gilgit-Baltistan Environmental Protection Agency (GB-EPA) and conFIDE Pakistan inaugurated the first Training and Production (T&P) Center in Damote, Sai, Juglote to empower local women by providing training and employment opportunities. The project has trained 25 women in cloth bag stitching skills and this initiative will provide eco-friendly alternative to single-use plastic… Continue reading GB-EPA and conFIDE Pakistan inaugurates the first Training and Production center in juglote Gilgit

GB govt extends STEAM and Entrepreneurship Education Project in 200 Schools for another Year

GILGIT, Sep 16 (APP):The Government of Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) announced the extension of the successful ‘STEAM, Entrepreneurship, and Computer Education’ project in another 200 schools for an additional year. This initiative, which has been transformative in promoting education and innovation, will continue its mission to empower students with essential skills for the future. In this connection,… Continue reading GB govt extends STEAM and Entrepreneurship Education Project in 200 Schools for another Year

GB govt  to introduce basic language learning courses

GILGIT, Sep 08 (APP):The Government of Gilgit-Baltistan has decided to introduce basic language courses in all government primary schools to enhance cultural and linguistic understanding. Chief Secretary Gilgit Baltistan Muhiudeen Wani said that the courses would focus on basic elements of Shina, Balti and Burushaski, according to a statement issued here on Friday. He said… Continue reading GB govt  to introduce basic language learning courses

PRCS-GB Launches an awareness and cleanliness campaign at the prominent tourist destination of Naltar Valley, Gilgit

GILGIT, Sep 07 (APP):Under the guidance of its Chairman, the Pakistan Red Crescent Society Gilgit (PRCS-GB), in collaboration with the Gilgit-Baltistan Environmental Protection Agency (GB-EPA) and the Gilgit-Baltistan Waste Management Company (GB-WMC) Launched an awareness and cleanliness campaign at the prominent tourist destination of Naltar Valley, Gilgit. This joint effort saw the dedicated participation of… Continue reading PRCS-GB Launches an awareness and cleanliness campaign at the prominent tourist destination of Naltar Valley, Gilgit

Chelum Imam Hussain be celebrate in GB with devotion, respect

GILGIT, Sep 06 (APP):Like the rest of the country, Gilgit-Baltistan will also celebrate Chelum Imam Hussain with devotion and respect on Thursday. Main processions of Alm zulJinah will be taken out from more than 150 places in all the districts of Gilgit-Baltistan.Afrer taking their traditional routes these  processions will end in the evening. The most… Continue reading Chelum Imam Hussain be celebrate in GB with devotion, respect

News circulating in media regarding deployment of Pakistan Army baseless: Home department GB

GILGIT, Sep 02 (APP):In a statement issued by the Home Department of Gilgit-Baltistan, it has been clarified that the situation in Gilgit-Baltistan is completely peaceful and the news and speculations circulating in the media regarding the deployment of the Pakistan Army are baseless. All communication roads, trade and business centers and educational institutions in Gilgit-Baltistan… Continue reading News circulating in media regarding deployment of Pakistan Army baseless: Home department GB

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