GILGIT: Governor Gilgit-Baltistan Ghazanfar Ali Khan has signed the ordinance of Levies force act 2016, making Levis part of the regular force of GB.
According to the ordinance, the force will now operate under the GB home department. The Levies force will now render services alongside other law enforcement agencies to maintain law and order on need basis in the region.
“After signing of the ordinance, Levies are now part of the mainstream law enforcement force of GB,” the governor said.
Levies force has played a positive role and now they will function as a regular force with full privileges, he added. He also revealed that more Levies would soon be recruited and deputed in all districts of GB.