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Of promises: Chief Minister vows to hold LG polls in G-B


By Shabbir Mir GILGIT: Gilgit-Baltistan Chief Minister Hafeezur Rahman has vowed to hold local government elections in the region. The decision comes after unofficial results of local bodies’ polls in Punjab indicated Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s victory. “The LG elections will be held in a manner similar to the ones held in Punjab,” the chief minister told The Express Tribune over the phone on ...

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Through G-B: Hafeez offered a seat at CPEC table


By Shabbir Mir GILGIT: The chief minister of Gilgit-Baltistan will be kept in the loop for all activities related to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). “This was decided in a meeting between the chairperson of the parliamentary committee on CPEC, Senator Mushahid Hussain, and G-B CM Hafeezur Rahman,” said an official on Wednesday. Hussain is chairing the committee on CPEC, which ...

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G-B assured of inclusion in CPEC


By Shabbir Mir Gilgit: The federal government has approved the establishment of two economic zones in Gilgit–Baltistan (G-B) as part of the multi-billion dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. Lawmakers learnt this at G-B Legislative Assembly’s session on Tuesday. “Two zones will be set up in G-B and have been approved by the federal government,” Parliamentary Secretary for Law Aurangzeb Khan told the ...

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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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Employees of Municipal Department protests for permanent jobs

Gilgit (Farman Karim Baig) The employees of the Municipal Department, Government of Gilgit-Baltistan protested at the Benazir Chowk, Raja Bazar Gilgit demanding to get permanent jobs at the government department, Monday 18, 2014. The employees who are working at temporary positions had play cards with slogans demanding for permanent jobs. They said that 127 employees are working at temporary positions ...

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