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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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GBLA unanimously passes Local Government Bill 2014

By Irfan Ali: The Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly (GBLA) on Monday passed the Local Government Bill 2014. The bill was presented in the legislative assembly two days back for lawmakers to examine and make recommendations for amendments. However, the bill sailed easily as Law Minister Mr.Ali Madad Sher read out the paper in the assembly chaired by the Speaker Mr. Wazir ...

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Mr. Wazir Baig says Silk Route Dry Port Sost is property of the Public

Gilgit (Farman Karim Baig) The Speaker Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly said that the Silk Route Dry Port Sost is the property of the public and nobody will be authorised to overtake the port. Talking to MountainTV on Tuesday Mr. Baig said that the issue of related to the Sost Port is not a problem of the governments between China and Pakistan, ...

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Comprehensive report: GLOF risk, damages increase in Gojal Valley

Since the last 6 years, Glacial Lake Outburst Floods (GLOFs) have been posing a serious threat to a number of villages in Gojal Valley besides damaging the Karakoram Highway (KKH) N35 and the bridges constructed on the highway near villages Hussaini and Ghulkin. The frequency of GLOFs at the site has increased over the last 2 years. Gilgit-Baltistan is surrounded ...

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