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Punjab, Gilgit-Baltistan fusion festival kicks off in Lahore


LAHORE: Punjab, Gilgit-Baltistan Fusion Festival-2017 is set for kick off in Lahore today. The three-day long first ever of its kind, featuring music, crafts and cuisines from Punjab and Gilgit-Baltistan is being held at Alhamra Arts Council, The Mall and Greater Iqbal Park from today (Thursday) and will continue till Saturday. This was announced by the Chairman Board of Governors ...

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For gilgit-baltistan: SECP launches company regularisation scheme


KARACHI: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has launched the Companies Regularisation Scheme (CRS) for the firms registered in Gilgit-Baltistan to enable them to file overdue returns on payment of normal fee as prescribed under sixth schedule of the Companies Ordinance 1984. “The purpose of the scheme is to give relief to the companies registered in Gilgit-Baltistan, which were ...

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GB government to establish 350 million rupees endowment fund to assist needy students

school children

GILGIT: The Gilgit-Baltistan government will provide financial assistance to the poor and needy students under educational uplift endowment fund scheme. Official sources said the fund set-up by the directives of Chief Mister Gilgit-Baltistan Hafiz Hafeez-ur-Rehman will facilitate the students. An amount of three hundred and fifty million rupees allocated for the endowment fund will be spent to provide books, bags, ...

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Voices from Gilgit-Baltistan

Karakorum International University (KIU) Gilgit

By Amir Hussain The government faces a series of challenges in exercising its political writ in the remote regions of the country. But it seems to have no palpable plans to address the sense of deprivation, political exclusion and economic marginalisation that exist in those areas. There are a host of political problems which can easily be resolved with some ...

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