Gilgit-Baltistan: KPK Govt to Send Fact Finding Team on Boundary Dispute

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Peshawar (BR): Senior Minister Siraj-ul-Haq told the Provincial Assembly that the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government would send a high level delegation to Gilgit-Baltistan today (Saturday) for fact-finding mission and resolution of territorial disputes between the people of two provinces.

Responding the points raised by the joint opposition here, the senior minister said they would try to present the report to legislators and find out a dignified solution to the ongoing crisis among the people of Kohistan and Gilgit-Baltistan. The government has arranged a briefing for the parliamentary leaders on the worsening law-and-order situation on March 3.

Supporting leader of the opposition Sardar Mahtab Ahmad Khan for asking the government for writing letter to Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Pakistan to form a committee to resolve territorial dispute, but, said they should wait for the decision of the boundary commission already reviewing this case.

Siraj-ul-Haq said the people should not decide the case by themselves as it is the responsibility of the governments to take decisions on such issues. He said the KP government is aware of the situation and would ensure rights of its people. He said the people of GB are also Muslims and Pakistanis and extended sympathies with the affected families in the ongoing disputes.

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