PM Imran Khan to announce provincial status for Gilgit Baltistan on December 16

Raja Zakaria, provincial minister of Gilgit Baltistan, announced Monday that Prime Minister Imran Khan will visit Skardu on December 16. He is expected to announce GB’s status as an interim province. Imran Khan will also inaugurate the Skardu International Airport and the Jaglot-Skardu road. The prime minister will also speak at a public gathering in Skardu on Thursday.

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At this event, he will proclaim Gilgit Baltistan as an interim province. Prime Minister Imran Khan received the second draft of the constitutional package for GB in September. The package was intended as a commitment to give federally-administered regions provincial status.

Source: ARY News