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APC demanded 11 NA and 22 senate seats for GB

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Gilgit: All Parties Conference which held in Gilgit have demanded 11 National Assembly seats and 22 senate seats from the Federal.  G-B will not be divided at any cost and CPEC will not be allowed in GB until the fully conational rights given to GB. Many political leaders from various parties attended the APC which includes Amjad Advocate, Wazir Baig, ...

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Looking for a rebate: Tax strikes make a comeback in Gilgit-Baltistan

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By Shabbir Mir GILGIT: A complete shutter-down strike was observed in Gilgit on Thursday as the protests over the imposition of tax on income and other commodities entered its second phase. Rallies were held in district headquarters across Gilgit-Baltistan. Speaking at a protest held at Ittehad Chowk in Gilgit, G-B Contractors Association President Firdous Ahmed said, “[The imposition of taxes] is ...

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Emphatic ‘No’ by AJK for G-B’s provincial status

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The Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Legislative Assembly has unanimously passed two resolutions against the proposed provincial status for Gilgit-Baltistan region. The resolutions were tabled by AJK Finance Minister Latif Akbar and All Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Conference (AJKMC) member assembly Sayab Khalid on Wednesday. Chinese pressure sees Pakistan mull constitutional status of Gilgit-Baltistan Apart from the treasury members, the ...

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Provincial status for GB to jeopardise Kashmir cause, warns Yasin Malik

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A Sri­n­agar-based pro-freedom leader has advised Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to beware of implications of a proposal to convert Gilgit-Baltistan into a province for the Kashmir cause. In a letter to Mr Sharif, Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chairman Yasin Malik referred to media reports suggesting that the government was going to hold a meeting on Jan 14 to deliberate ...

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