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The Prime Minister has said that projects worth 50 billion have been initiated for the people of Gilgit Baltistan.

Speaking at the oath-taking ceremony of new governor Gilgit-Baltistan in Gilgit the Prime Minister said his government is committed for development of gilgIt Baltistan and has initiated road projects worth 50 billion rupees. The Prime Minister was also pleased to share that the Lowari tunnel would be completed by next year at a cost of 27 billion rupees. He said that he had faith in the government of Gilgit Baltistan and vowed that the government will introduce reforms for betterment of the region. He said various steps are being taken to attract tourists towards Gilgit-Baltistan. The Prime Minister said work on various power projects including Bhasha dam is in progress to tackle energy crisis. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif expressed his satisfaction at the appointment of Mir Ghazanfar Ali as the new governor of Gilgit-Baltistan. He congratulated the new governor, and paid tribute to his family’s service for the people of Gilgit Baltistan. The Prime Minister on this occasion also distributed relief checks among earthquake victims in the area. He directed for early payment of compensation money to the earthquake affected people. The October 26 earthquake destroyed 89 houses and partially damaged over 600 others. Heirs of those who lost their lives in the calamity and the injured have already received checks.


Mir Ghazanfar Ali Khan took oath as governor Gilgit-Baltistan in Gilgit.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif attended the oath taking ceremony. Chief Judge Supreme appellate court Dr. Rana Mohammad Shamim administered the oath. Among others, Minister for Kashmir affairs Barjees Tahir, and GB Chief Minister hafiz Hafeezur Rehman attended the ceremony.


Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has felicitated the Palestinian brethren on the international day of solidarity with the Palestinian people.

In his message on the day, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif expressed deep disappointment with the international community for having failed the just cause of Palestine for yet another year. He expressed proud that President Mahmoud Abbas hoisted the Palestinian flag among the flags of sovereign states at the united nations on 30th of September this year.


A female pilot of PAF Maryam Mukhtar martyred as an f-7 plane crashed during a training flight near Mianwali.

A spokesman of PAF said the plane encountered serious in flight emergency and crashed in the area of Kacha Gujra. The spokesman said both pilots ejected from the plane, squadron leader Saqib Abbasi escaped with minor injuries while female pilot embraced martyrdom. Flying officer Marium Mukhtar is the first PAF lady pilot to embrace martyrdom. Marium hailed from Karachi and was on a routine operational training mission. Chief of Pakistan air force air Marshall Suhail Aman has ordered an inquiry in this regard.


A British delegation led by lord Nazir called on Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan in Islamabad.

Matters of mutual and bilateral interest were discussed in the meeting. Issues of over seas Pakistanis were also focused. Talking to the delegation Ch. Nisar Ali Khan said all concerned departments will be mobilized for the resolution of all issues of over seas Pakistanis. He said govt. is taking all out efforts for expatriate Pakistanis as they are asset of the country. Lord Nazir appreciated the steps being taken by the govt. For Pakistani Diaspora.


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