FWO commences up-gradation, widening of Skardu-Jaglot road
Frontier Works Organization (FWO) has commenced arduous task of upgradation and widening of Skardu-Jaglot road. The Inter-Services Public Relations...
PM inaugurates first 36MW Gollen Gol Power Unit
Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Sunday inaugurated here the first unit of Gollen Gol Hydropower Project to generate 36...
Search underway for climbers on Nanga Parbat
Pakistan launched a search Saturday for two alpinists who went missing while attempting to climb the country’s second-highest peak...
FWO commences up-gradation, widening of Skardu-Jaglot road
Frontier Works Organization (FWO) has commenced arduous task of upgradation and widening of Skardu-Jaglot road. The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) press release Saturday said that the road is only link between Gilgit and Skardu. The project encompass 164 kilometer long road in most treacherous area all along Indus River.... Read more
PM inaugurates first 36MW Gollen Gol Power Unit
Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Sunday inaugurated here the first unit of Gollen Gol Hydropower Project to generate 36 megawatts of electricity. Constructed at Golen Gol – a tributary of River Mastuj, near Chitral, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the first unit would exclusively cope with the needs of Chitral and adjacent... Read more
Search underway for climbers on Nanga Parbat
Pakistan launched a search Saturday for two alpinists who went missing while attempting to climb the country’s second-highest peak Nanga Parbat, nicknamed “killer mountain” for its treacherous terrain. It comes a day after Elisabeth Revol, from France, and Polish national Tomek Mackiewicz were spotted through binoculars by fellow climbers... Read more
Gilgit-Baltistan Skiers Lift Saadia Khan Ski Cup
Gilgit-Baltistan scouts outclassed their rivals to win Saadia Khan Ski Cup, bagging all medals here at Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Naltar Resort on Sunday. Skiers from various ski associations of the country participated in the three-day event in temperatures below freezing point. A large number of spectators and ski... Read more
Polish team ready for record winter scaling of K2
A 13-member adventurous team of Poland arrived here on Monday to scale the world’s second highest mountain of K2 during the harsh cold weather. The team that has already scaled three difficult peaks including Nanga Parbat and Gasha Broom and another 8000 feet high mountain has embarked upon the... Read more
GB witnesses’ massive development works in 2017 with main focus on socio-economic sectors
The year-2017 has remained the most successful year in the development of Gilgit Baltistan in which a number of uplift projects were completed in diversified sectors with major focus on socio-economic uplift, service delivery and reforms for betterment of masses. Under the leadership of Chief Minister Gilgit Baltistan Hafiz... Read more
Billions being spent to expand road network in Gilgit-Baltistan: CM GB
Billions of rupees were being spent on expanding road network for boosting business and tourism activity in Gilgit-Baltistan areas. This was stated by Chief Minister Gilgit-Baltistan Hafiz Hafeez ur Rehman while talking to a news channel. The present government was working to expand tax and road networks to benefit... Read more
Gilgit-Baltistan Tax Strike: Govt forms working group to examine taxation issues
Gilgit-Baltistan shutdown strike in all four districts against the imposition of taxes has entered into eighth day. In a notification issued by GB’s secretariat said that the government formed a working group of the region’s council to examine recommendations of a parliamentary committee. The working group will examine taxation issues of... Read more
AIG Ashraf Noor, gunman killed in Suicide attack in Peshawar
Additional Inspector General of police, Ashraf Noor, his gunman were martyred and six police personnel were injured in a suicide blast here at Hayatabad on Friday, Peshawar. City Police Chief, Tahir Khan, while taling to media said Additional IGP Ashraf Noor was on his way to office from his... Read more
Construction of Diamir Bhasha dam government’s priority: Ahsan
Minister for Planning and Development, and Interior Ahsan Iqbal Tuesday stressed that the government was highly prioritising construction of Diamer Bhasha and Mahmand Dams to ensure stable supply of energy and food security. Minister Iqbal noted that government was also working relentlessly to construct Dasu Dam and many other... Read more
PM ‘s successful visit to GB unnerve political opponents: Farooq Mir
PML-N Secretary Information of Gilgit Baltistan, Farooq Mir here on Monday said the recent successful visit of Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has unnerved political opponents in the province. He said people of every walk of life in GB have lauded the Prime Minister for inaugurating Gilgit-Baltistan University (GBU)... Read more
People of GB lauds PM for inaugurating Gilgit Baltistan University
People of every walk of life in Gilgit- Baltistan lauded Prime Minister, Shahid Khaqan Abbassi for inaugurating Gilgit-Baltistan University (GBU) that would help provide quality higher education to students of this remote province at their doorsteps. They said the Prime Minister has won hearts and minds of hundreds of thousands of... Read more
GB Council approves budget of Rs 2.4 billion for year 2017-18
The Gilgit & Baltistan Council  Wednesday  approved a budget with a total outlay of about Rs 2.4 billion for financial year 2017-18 for Gilgit & Baltistan. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, who is also the Chairman of the Council, chaired the meeting. The Prime Minister in his remarks at... Read more
Youm-e-Ashur being observed in Pakistan today
Youm-e-Ashur is being observed across the country honouring Imam Hussain (AS) and the martyrs of Karbala are being taken out today across various cities in Pakistan on Sunday. Processions has been taken out across the country to mourn the sacrifices of Imam Hussain (AS) and his followers who fought till... Read more