Govt to provide full assistance for welfare of Gilgit-Baltistan people: FM

Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said the government will provide full assistance for welfare of the people of Gilgit-Baltistan and to resolve problems being faced by the provincial government.

He was talking to Governor of Gilgit-Baltistan Raja Jalal Hussain in Islamabad on Wednesday.

He said the issue of provincial status of Gilgit Baltistan has been included in the priority agenda of the Cabinet meeting to fulfill the lingering demand of the people of the area as soon as possible.

The issue of province status to Gilgit-Baltistan including other matters related to mutual interest came under discussion during the meeting.

Source: Radio Pakistan