PM Imran approves interim province status for G-B


ISLAMABAD  : Accepting the recommendations of a reforms committee, Prime Minister Imran Khan gave the approval to change the status of Gilgit-Baltistan to an interim province, reported Express Newson Wednesday.

A meeting was held on Tuesday, presided by the premier, in which the recommendations were presented, said sources

PM Imran approved and directed that the recommendations be presented before the federal cabinet. The committee also recommended that the region is given due rights, added sources.

The committee formed to bring constitutional and structural reforms in G-B held its second session on Tuesday, which was attended and presided by Federal Minister for Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan Affairs Ali Ameen Khan in Islamabad.

During the meeting, the lower committee presented its recommendations, after which committee members met PM Imran at the Prime Minister’s Office.

The meeting at the PM House was also attended by Law minister Farogh Naseem, the attorney general of Pakistan, governor G-B, minister for defence, and other prominent figures.


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