GB (PM meets GB delegation)June 16, 2015
Islamabad: A delegation of PML-N Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) office bearers called on Prime Minister Mohammad Nawaz Sharif at the PM House here on Wednesday.
The Prime Minister congratulated Governor GB for peaceful holding of the Legislative Assembly elections in the area.
The Prime Minister said that GB government must work for promoting harmony across sectarian and political lines and perform functions with transparency based only on merit, as envisioned in the manifesto of PML-N.
He said provision of basic necessities of life to people living in all areas of GB is a priority of PML-N government. He assured that all resources of GB shall be spent on the welfare of the people of GB.
Matters relating to formation of government in GB also came under discussion.
The Prime Minister directed that important matters aimed at providing maximum benefit to the people of the area must be prioritized and implemented with strict timelines. Federal government would provide all necessary help in this regard, he said.
The delegation told the Prime Minister that people of GB are looking forward to PM’s visit to the area.
They apprised the Prime Minister that people of GB are happy over the China Pakistan Economic Corridor which will transform the area by creating increased job opportunities and bring prosperity to the people.
Other members of the delegation included Mr. Hafeez ur Rahman, President PML-N GB; Haji Akbar Taban and Mr. Shams Mir.
Governor GB, Chaudhry Mohammad Barjees Tahir; Special Assistant to PM on Political Affairs, Dr. Asif Kirmani; Secretary to PM, Mr. Javed Aslam and Chairman Evacuee Trust Property Board, Mr. Siddiq al Farooq were present in the meeting.