GB gets 12-member caretaker Cabinet


By Shakeel Ahmed

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has appointed twelve caretaker Ministers for Gilgit Baltistan cabinet. The appointments were made by the prime minister on advice of caretaker Chief Minister Mir Afzal Khan.
Notification of the caretaker minister’s appointment was issued here on Tuesday.
The caretaker Ministers include Aftab Ismail Khan, Sarwar Shah, Shokat Rasheed, Nasir Hussain, Muhammad Ali Khan, Muhammad Yasin, Syed Shabi-ul-Hasnain, Muhammad Ali Qaid, Johar Ali, Rajab Ali, Imam Yar Bag and Abdul Jehan.
Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that due to spread of Covid-19 pandemic, elections in a few constitutions are not being held but elections in Gilgit Baltistan (GB) are being held despite spread of this virus.
He said, if these GB elections go ahead according to the schedule, then he will personally run the campaign of PPP.
He was addressing a meeting of PPP leaders from GB through video link on Tuesday. Bilawal Bhutto said that Insha Allah PPP will win these elections in GB and PTI of Imran Khan will be defeated and it will also be the beginning of PTI’s accountability.