[News] PM urges Gilgit-Baltistan government to work for people’s uplift
April 5, 2010 Leave a comment
ISLAMABAD, Apr 3 (APP): Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani on Saturday said it was the utmost responsibility of the government of Gilgit Baltistan to work for the welfare and uplift of people. Talking to Governor Gilgit Baltistan Dr Shama Khalid at the PM House, the Prime Minister said her appointment as Governor would encourage the empowerment of women so that they can actively participate in the government’s development efforts.
The Prime Minister said new areas should be explored for the development of the region.
He assured the Governor of his government’s all out support in implementing the agenda of development of Gilgit Baltistan.
The Governor thanked the Prime Minister for his personal efforts for the development and uplift of Gilgit Baltistan. She briefed the Prime Minister on the status of ongoing development projects in the area.