Gilgit-Baltistan Council Adopts Five Legislations in Special Session

July 21, 2014

Gilgit-Baltistan Council has adopted five legislations in its special session. These legislations included


1.      The Gilgit-Baltistan Council Anti-Money Laundering (Adaptation) Bill 2014

2.       The Gilgit-Baltistan Council Investigation for Fair Trial (Adaptation) Bill 2014.

3.      The Gilgit-Baltistan Council Adaptation of Laws Bill, 2014.

4.      The Gilgit-Baltistan Power Development Board (Amendment) Bill 2014.

5.      The Gilgit-Baltistan Council Adaptation of Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2014


Special Session of Gilgit Baltistan Council held under the Chairmanship of Deputy Chairman Gilgit-Baltistan Council and Governor Gilgit-Baltistan Syed Peer Karam Ali Shah. Federal Minister of Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan, Ch Muhammad Barjees Tahir and Chief Minister Gilgit-Baltistan Syed Mahdi Shah also participated in the session. Other members of the council include Amjad Hussain Advocate, Muhammad Ibrahim, Ibadat Ali, Attaullah Shahab, Dr. Tariq Fazal Choudhary.

Federal Minister, while addressing the house, said that present Government was working hard for the development of the region. Construction of Gawadar-Kashghar Economic Corridor, Diamer Bhasha Dam, Bonji Dam, Shoonter Pass, Cardiac Hospital are some of the projects Federal Government has started. Apart from that Federal Government has envisioned various other such projects which will be announced later.