Islamabad: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has expressed that government is committed to provide welfare to the people of Gilgit-Baltistan.
Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) Governor Raja Jalal Hussain called FM Qureshi at his office on Wednesday in federal capital. Shah Mehmood Qureshi made sure that the people of GB will have their problems solved soon and government is taking interest in the welfare of GB people.
Qureshi also assured that giving Glilgit-Baltistan a provincial status is also the top priority of the Government. Cabinet meetings will further decide that how this demand will be addressed on immediate basis.
Bilateral interest were also discussed during the short meeting. It should be noted that Federal Government has already made a committee on the orders of the Supreme Court of Pakistan to analyze the legal status of Gilgit-Baltistan (GB).
The seven-member bench constituted on the directions of Supreme Court is given 15 days to reach a decision about the status of province.