Four new districts in Gilgit Baltistan Notified
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GILGIT- Deputy Secretary home department Gilgit Baltistan has issued a notification confirming Hunza, Nagar, Shigar and Kharmang new districts of Gilgit Baltistan.
Prime minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif announced to confer status of Districts during his visit to Gilgit Baltistan in April.
Latter on in compliance with directives of Prime minister the Ministry of Kashmir affairs and Gilgit Baltistan issued an order on July 16 directing to the Government of Gilgit Baltistan to amend “Gilgit Baltistan Empowerment and Self Governance 2009” order Hunza, Nagar, Shigar and Kharmang be granted the status of new Districts of Gilgit Baltistan.
Previously Hunza and Nagar were single district with the name Hunza-Nagar and Kharmang was with Shigar district. The number of districts in GB has now increased to ten.
The notification has been distributed to all concern departments of Gilgit Baltistan for implementation.