Kaira, Khalid discuss development projects

Adviser to Prime Minister on Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan, Qamar Zaman Kaira says he will continue to resolve the problems of the area irrespective of any political affiliation.

He gave this assurance during a meeting with Chief Minister Gilgit-Baltistan Khalid Khurshid, who called on him in Islamabad on Wednesday.

During the meeting, they held a detailed discussion regarding security situation in Gilgit-Baltistan, development projects, budget issues and supply of wheat to the region.

Speaking on this occasion, Qamar Zaman Kaira said he had already apprised Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif regarding salaries, development projects and wheat supply in Gilgit-Baltistan and the Prime Minister directed to resolve the problems on priority basis.

The Minister said he will contact the relevant forums to solve the economic problems of the region.

During the meeting, the two sides agreed to set up a plan of action with mutual consultation of all political parties regarding determination of wheat price and its supply.

They also agreed that coordination between the Gilgit-Baltistan government and the Ministry should be further improved.

Source: Radio Pakistan