ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Chief Minister Gilgit-Baltistan Hafiz Hafeez-ur-Rehman has said that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is meant to unite the entire nation and both the Chinese as well as the federal government are investing in the multi-billion dollar project. In an exclusive interview with Dispatch News Desk (DND) panel headed by Chief Editor Agha Iqrar Haroon and comprising MatiRead more
China Pakistan Economic Corridor will help fetch $150b investment in Pakistan Islamabad—China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), once it gets completed, will help Pakistan attract huge investment of $150 billion, top officials of Planning Commission told Pakistan Observer. Pakistan will dawn in the global landscape as sound economy with the $150 billion estimated investment, as the country is to become the investmentRead more
Chief Minister Gilgit-Baltistan Hafiz Hafeez-ur-Rehman has said that any kind of aggression against the state will not be tolerated.
Chief Minister Gilgit-Baltistan Hafiz Hafeez-ur-Rehman has said that any kind of aggression against the state will not be tolerated. Chief Minister said that people of Gilgit-Baltistan will stand along Army for the defense of country. He said that political and military leadership has uprooted terrorism from the country. Chief Minister has said measures will take to ensure peace and tranquilityRead more
CM DIRECTS TO STRICTLY IMPLEMENT CODE OF CONDUCT DURING MUHARRAM Hafiz Hafeez-ur-Rehman appeals people to cooperate with govt for maintenance of law and order in the region. Chief Minister Gilgit-Baltistan Hafiz Hafeez-ur-Rehman has said measures will take to ensure peace and tranquility in the region at all cost during Muharram-ul-haram. Talking to Inspector General of Police in Gilgit on Monday,Read more
GILGIT: Jobless KSF officials threaten to protest Over 200 policemen in Gilgit-Baltistan, whose contracts expired recently, threatened on Sunday to stage a protest in the region unless their services are regularised. The government had not immediately renewed contracts of these officers, meaning they were all effectively left without a job. The policemen are part of the Karakoram Security Force (KSF), raisedRead more
Gilgit and Hunza are strategically important to Pakistan because of the access they provide to China through the Khunjerab pass.
Gilgit and Hunza are strategically important to Pakistan because of the access they provide to China through the Khunjerab pass. on 26 October 1947, Maharaja Hari Singh, monarch of the princely state of Jammu& Kashmir, signed the “Instrument of Accession” to India, officially ceding to the government of India jurisdiction over defense, foreign affairs, and communications. The accession of JRead more
Cultural identity: G-B celebrates ‘Cap Day’ today GILGIT: People across Gilgit-Baltistan will don their traditional headgear of a white woolen cap with a feather in it to mark the first ever ‘Cap Day’ today (Saturday). The region’s government had in April this year announced to observe the event annually in light of the rising number of tourists visiting the valley.Read more
Earthquake tremors jolt Islamabad, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, AJK, Gilgit-Baltistan Earthquake tremors were felt in different areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit-Baltistan and Azad Kashmir areas on Saturday. local media reported. The jolts were felt in Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Peshawar, Malakand, Swat, Ghizer, Neelam Valley and adjoining areas. People left their houses and workplaces and headed out for open spaces fearing a strongRead more
ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Railways will upgrade its existing tracks besides installing new railway tracks from Gwadar-Quetta-Jacobabad via Besima Tehsil in Balochistan, under China-Pak-Economic Corridor (CPEC). Under the project, a total 560 kilometres track from Bostan-Kotla Jam on the main line-II via Zhob and Dera Ismail Khan and another 682 kilometres track from Havelian to Khunjerab will be laid, aRead more
Bank Alfalah partners with SCO to launch branchless banking service in AJK and Gilgit-Baltistan. Taking a major stride toward its financial inclusion goals in the country, Bank Alfalah has joined hands with Special Communications Organization (SCO) for the launch of its branchless banking service in Azad Jammu & Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan. A brand envisioned as ‘S-Paisa,’ Bank Alfalah’s branchless bankingRead more