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Govt set to convert Gilgit Baltistan into fifth province

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The government has decided to convert Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) into a fifth province of Pakistan. According to Geo news, Inter-Provincial Coordination Minister Riaz Hussain Pirzadar has said that a committee headed by Special Assistant to Prime Minister Sartaj Aziz had proposed giving the status of a province to GB. The government has approved the suggestion. Pirzada added that a bill to amend ...

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Gojal residents threaten to boycott G-B polls, Express Tribune reported

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From the desk of Express Tribune GILGIT: Residents of Gojal Valley in Gilgit-Baltistan’s Hunza-Nagar district have threatened to boycott elections in the region if they are not allocated an additional seat in the legislative assembly. Moreover, they have urged the government to declare Hunza as a separate district. These demands were put forward through Gojal-Hunza Awakening Movement, a citizen-based organisation, during ...

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