People of Gilgit-Baltistan to get latest informations from Balti, Shina PTV service: PM
August 15, 2011 Leave a comment
ISLAMABAD, Aug 14 (APP) – Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani on Saturday said that the Balti and Shina PTV service would provide an opportunity to the people of Gilgit-Baltistan to know developments taking place in the country and around the world in their local language. “The credit goes to the present democratic government that has taken the decision to connect people through National Transmission Networks,” the Prime Minister said in his message on the occasion of launching of Balti and Shina PTV service. He said that it was a matter of immense pleasure for him to know the launching of PTV News Bulletins in Shina and Balti languages for the people of Gilgit-Baltistan province.The Prime Minister felicitated the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and PTV management on this initiative on the occasion of Independence Day. Earlier, the government created the province of Gilgit-Baltistan with a view to solve their problems at their door-steps.
It is heartening to mention that there is a Provincial Assembly, Chief Minister and the whole administration to serve the people and also carry out development activities having bearings on the socio-economic uplift of the masses, he said.
The Prime Minister said the region has immense potential of tourist’s attraction because of its natural beauty besides the highest mountains which is the paradise for the mountings. The Prime Minister wished PTV management all success and hoped that it would further improve the quality service with passage of time.