Meeting of Gilgit Baltistan Council Secretariat, Islamabad held on 25-11-2013

November 25, 2013

 Gilgti Baltistan Council's meeting held in Ministry of Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit Baltistan under the chairmanship of Peer Karam Ali Shah, Governor Gilgit-Baltistan / Vice Chairman Gilgit Baltistan Council. Ch. Muhammad Barjees Tahir, Federal Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit Baltistan alongwith Federal Secretary Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit Baltistan and other participated. Purpose of the meeting was to finalize proposals regarding development work in Gilgit Baltistan Province to be forwarded to Prime Minister for approval. Amjad Hussain, Member Gilgit Baltistan Council presented the proposals on the behalf of all other members. Followoing were the proposed recommendations:


Constituting a dedicated force for the security of Karakoram Highway.

Construction of Jaglot-Skardu Road.

Alternate route of KKH in the wake of construction of Diamer Bhasha Dam.

Construction of Babusar Tunnel.

Making Skardu and Gilgit Airport all weather.

Restoration of Boing Airplane's Flights on Skardu Airport.

Construction of alternate Airport at Chillas.


 All the proposals were unanimously approved by all the members of Gilgit Baltistan Council.