Thursday, 21 October 2021, 11:37:16 pm
PM directs to provide internet connectivity to GB for better communication
October 13, 2021

Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed to provide internet connectivity to Gilgit Baltistan at the earliest to provide better communication facilities to the local population.

Chairing a meeting to review progress on integrated development plan for Gilgit Baltistan, the Prime Minister said his government's focus in on accelerating the pace of work on various development projects in GB by taking effective measures to ensure delegation of administrative and financial powers.

He directed the authorities concerned to clear all legal and procedural hiccups in this regard to facilitate the GB people, who have to travel long distances to reach Islamabad for getting their issues resolved.

Earlier, the Prime Minister was briefed that the implementation has started on historic five years development package for GB, under which 370 billion rupees are to be released to the territory for various development projects till 2026.