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Development Package For GB : PM Chairs Meeting On Integrated Development Plan

Prime Minister Imran Khan chaired a meeting to review progress of integrated development plan for Gilgit Baltistan.

The Prime Minister said, govt is focussing on accelerating the pace of work on various development projects in Gilgit Baltistan by taking effective measures to ensure delegation of administrative and financial powers.

The Prime Minister directed the authorities concerned to clear all legal and procedural hiccups in this regard to facilitate the people of Gilgit Baltistan who have to travel long distances to reach Islamabad for geting their issues resolved.

He also directed to provide internet connectivity to the area at the earliest in order to provide better communication facilities to the local population.

Earlier, the Prime Minister was briefed that the implementation has started on historic five years development package for Gilgit Baltistan, announced by his government early this year.

Under the package, 370 billion rupees would be released to Gilgit Baltistan for various development projects till Fiscal year 2025-26.