Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has cancelled his one-day visit to Gilgit-Baltistan due to bad weather.


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PM house official said, the premier was scheduled to attend oath taking ceremony of newly-election Chief Minister Hafiz Hafeezur Rehman.

The oath taking ceremony of Chief Minister Gilgit-Baltistan will be held at Governor House in Gilgit this evening. Governor Mohammad Barjees Tahir will administer the oath.

Pakistan Muslim League-N had nominated Hafiz Hafeezur Rehman for the slot of the Chief Minister of Gilgit Baltistan.

The cabinet of Gilgit Baltistan will be announced later.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has felicitated Haji Fida Muhammad Nashad and Jaffarullah Khan on their unopposed election as the Speaker and Deputy Speaker of Gilgit Baltistan Legislative Assembly.