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Open letter to the residents of GB

Masood Ali Khan Date: July 23, 2018 Respected residents of Gilgit-Baltistan! It was pleasure knowing that the previous government (PPP)declared the status of GB and was a step towards more development with respect to the official status of GB as a province and membership in the national assembly. There is two side of it, as before that the people were ...

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SUBJECT: AIR FARES TO GILGIT BALTISTAN

  Mr Musharaf Sial CEO. Pakistan International Airlines SUBJECT: AIR FARES TO GILGIT BALTISTAN Dear Mr Musharaf Sial, It was a pleasure meeting you a couple of times in Islamabad, regarding some issues of Gilgit/ Baltistan.You are trying very hard to stabilize the Airlines, which is in a nose dive. The first Chairman of PIA was my Uncle Late Air ...

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In a first, Kalash man nominated for minority seat by PTI

By Sirajuddin For the first time in the country’s 70-year history, a man from the Kalash community has been nominated for a minority seat in one of the country’s legislatures, it emerged on Wednesday. Wazir Zada, who hails from Chitral, has been awarded a ticket for a reserved minority seat in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly by the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI). ...

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Opposition to challenge GB Govt Order 2018 in SC

By Meraj Alam GILGIT – The joint opposition in Gilgit-Baltistan Assembly on Saturday decided to challenge Government of GB Order-2018 in the Supreme Court of Pakistan.It was decided in a meeting of the joint opposition in GB Assembly chaired by opposition leader Captain (R) Muhammad Shafi. The meeting was attended by lawmakers of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Raja Jahanzaib, Pakistan People’s Party ...

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10 reasons why you should attend GB Fellowship Program

By Zainab Sohail Here are the key points one should know about Gilgit-Baltistan Fellowship program   Your speakers have hair goals Fayeem Avzl has promised to tell us what kind of conditioner he uses, (jk jk). He will be telling us the stories from the mountains and we will see his award winning documentaries.   And Ustad will be teaching you ...

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“SUMMER HOLIDAYS AND RESOLUTIONS”

 By Misbah Uddin Khawaja (Student of Forman Christian College University, Lahore) Hello everyone, hope you’re doing great while reading this article on your smart phones or laptops. Maybe you’re already done with your shopping to show yourself attractive to others during your summer vacation. Most possibly, you might have packed your rolling bags filled with gifts and sweets to your ...

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Pros and Cons of “Cross-Cultural Marriages

By: Dr Sabah Zafar This is really a sensitive topic but after much rationalization and brainstorming I decided to write on it. May be much of you won’t agree with me. May be some going to criticize but still I have freedom of expressing my own idea and perception. Personally I don’t have issue with this but just to share ...

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CPEC SECURITY CHALLENGES AND IMPACTS

BY BINA HARRI The China Pakistan Economic Corridor (hereafter CPEC) is the flagship of China’s One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative by president Xi Jinping in 2013 for the monetary joining of Eurasia through belts and streets and other foundation activities. The OBOR is a part of China’s amazing strategy of its tranquil ascent as an extraordinary power on the ...

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GB traders warn of protests if traders’ demands not met

By Jamil Nagri GILGIT: The combined opposition in the Gilgit-Baltistan Assembly (GBA) and Awami Action Comm­ittee (AAC) warned on Saturday that if traders’ demands were not accepted protests would be launched across the region. GB traders, transporters, and labourers continued their protest sit-in in Sust town on the fourth consecutive day on Saturday, blocking Karakoram Highway, the entry point of ...

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Prince Shah Saleem Khan’s recent arrest and history of Hunza palace intrigues

By Karim Khan Seeking personal benefit and property feuds along with power-wrestling has long been part of our Thamos’ palace intrigues. Tham Safdar Khan is said to have done so against his father Ghazan Khan (I). Apart from that, younger princes were thrown deep down to river side from a high cliff area as part of conspiracy theory, lest the ...

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