CM GB and Dr. Sania agree on accelerated Ehsaas collaboration in GB

ISLAMABAD, Apr 17 (APP): Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Sania Nishtar and Chief Minister Gilgit Baltistan (GB), Muhammad Khalid Khursheed in a meeting held here Saturday agreed on accelerated Ehsaas collaboration in Gilgit Baltistan. Secretary Benazir Income Support Programe (BISP) was also present during the meeting. The… Continue reading CM GB and Dr. Sania agree on accelerated Ehsaas collaboration in GB

UNDP signs pact with GB, KP to protect mountain communities from natural disasters: SAPM

ISLAMABAD, Apr 06 (APP): Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam said that the present government was taking all-out measures to mitigate adverse impacts of climate change-caused disasters on mountain communities in the country’s north. The SAPM said this on the occasion of a high-level ceremony held here on Tuesday… Continue reading UNDP signs pact with GB, KP to protect mountain communities from natural disasters: SAPM

Tourism promotion in GB govt’s foremost priority: Sh Rashid

ISLAMABAD, Apr 03 (APP): Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed said on Saturday that Pakistan Tahreek-e Insaf government had taken concrete measures to revive tourism industry in Gilgit Baltistan. Online visa facility had been introduced to encourage foreign tourists in the country, the minister said during his visit at Altit Fort, Hunza, Gilgit-Baltistan. On the occasion… Continue reading Tourism promotion in GB govt’s foremost priority: Sh Rashid

PIA agrees to enhance flight operation for GB region

ISLAMABAD, Feb 21 (APP): Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Air Marshal (retd) Arshad Malik on Sunday agreed to enhance the flight operation and increase the facilities for business community and people of Gilgit Baltistan (GB) region for promoting tourism and other sectors. According to a press release issued by FPCCI here,… Continue reading PIA agrees to enhance flight operation for GB region

GB’s mainstreaming in education, health sectors on cards: President

APP68-110221 ISLAMABAD: February 11 - President Dr Arif Alvi addressing to a delegation of newly elected members of Gilgit-Baltistan Assembly at Aiwan-e-Sadr. APP

ISLAMABAD, Feb 11 (APP): President Dr Arif Alvi on Thursday said efforts were afoot to mainstream Gilgit Baltistan in diverse areas particularly education, health and information technology so as to ensure its economic prosperity. In a meeting with newly-elected members of Gilgit Baltistan Assembly here at Aiwan-e-Sadr, the President said effective and sustainable steps would… Continue reading GB’s mainstreaming in education, health sectors on cards: President

PFB requests for a baseball ground in GB

ISLAMABAD, Feb 09 (APP): Pakistan Federation Baseball (PFB) has requested the government to allocate a ground for the game in Gilgit-Baltistan for holding international matches as well as it would also help in boosting tourism in the region. According to Sheikh Mazhar Ahmed, Secretary General PFB, a delegation of the federation led by President Syed… Continue reading PFB requests for a baseball ground in GB

PM assures swift process for provisional provincial status to GB as new govt formed

GILGIT: December 02 - Prime Minister Imran Khan addressing after the oath taking ceremony of Gilgit-Baltistan Cabinet. APP

GILGIT, Dec 2 (APP): Prime Minister Imran Khan Wednesday said that as new Gilgit-Baltistan government was in place, the federal government would immediately launch work to grant it provisional provincial status for its uplift at par with other provinces. Addressing the newly sworn in cabinet members, the prime minister said an exclusive committee would be… Continue reading PM assures swift process for provisional provincial status to GB as new govt formed

GB will grant provincial status with consensus of all political stakeholders: Fawad

ISLAMABAD, Nov 1 (APP): Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Hussain Chaudhry said that Gilgit Baltistan (GB) would be granted status of fifth province with consensus of all political stakeholders after its election on Nov 15. He said that the ground works related to map demarcation, monitory matters and directories preparation were almost completed.… Continue reading GB will grant provincial status with consensus of all political stakeholders: Fawad

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