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Rifts emerge in PML-N ahead of GBLA-6 by-polls

PML-N workers in Gilgit-Baltistan. PHOTO: ONLINE

By Shabbir Mir Published: May 8, 2016 GILGIT: The decision to award a ticket to the Gilgit-Baltistan governor’s son for the by-elections on GBLA-6 Hunza has ruffled many feathers among Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leaders. Some believe these tensions could give progressive leader Baba Jan an opportunity to make inroads. On Thursday, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif awarded a party ticket to Salim ...

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G-B short-term govt denies delays in releasing funds for Election Commission

Election commission of Gilgit Baltistan

The short-term government in Gilgit-Baltistan has denied causing delays in providing funds to the election commission. The explanation came a day after G-B Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Mr. Tahir Ali Shah criticized concerning a lack of funds at the commission’s disposal which could result in additional delays in the legislative assembly elections planned for May. The Chief Election Commissioner also ...

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GB chief minister disputes governor over appointment of chief election commissioner


By Irfan Munna GILGIT: Gilgit-Baltistan governor and Chief Minister have protected horns over the appointment of the chief election commissioner for Gilgit-Baltistan. A report issued by the information department on Thursday, Chief Minister Syed Mehdi Shah presided over a cabinet meeting on Wednesday late afternoon where he discarded an offer allegedly forwarded by Governor Pir Karam Ali Shah to the ...

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