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Government Suspended Chief Taxation through Local Government Act 2014

Gilgit Times Report Gilgit-Baltistan government has suspended  Chief taxation through local government act 2014. In this regard a notification issued by Dy secretary LG&RD Sanaullah. In notification the local govt said that on the directives issued by Chief  Minister Gilgit-Baltistan,  Hafiz Hafeez-ur-Rehman the notification of local government and rural development department  issued in June 2016 […]

Yasin Arts Council pays Tribute to Basharat Shafi

Gilgit Times Report Yasin Arts Council in Collaboration with Yasen-e-Mahraka on Sunday organized a cultural and musical  event “Guren Osay” (Take Care) to pay homage to the burushaski poet Basharat Shafi(late), who has left remarkable contribution for promotion of Burushaski language. Basharat Shafi passed away recently in fatal car accident in very young age leaving […]

Thorns that do not pinch  

Farmers in Gilgit Baltistan benefit from the thorny sea buckthornshrub Peer Muhammad Fifty-six year old Shahid Akhter lives in Passu, a village near the China–Pakistan border in the Upper Indus Basin. The sea buckthorn plant gives him reason to be more optimistic about his future. The thorny shrub presents an opportunity for him and his […]

Speakers emphasize scaling up mountain-specific innovative and climate smart solutions

Islamabad Drastic climate impacts and other demographic changes in the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region call for building resilience of mountain communities and equipping them with smart technology and innovative solutions’. This was stated by speakers during a two-day international conference titled ‘Mountain Specific Innovative solutions for potential scaling-up in Pakistan’ jointly organized by WWF-Pakistan, […]

Gilgit Times secures the first ever best story award on climate change adaptation

Gilgit Times Report World Wild Fund (WWF)-Pakistan in collaboration with International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), conferred the best story award on Gilgit Times in a ceremony held at Islamabad on November 01, 2017. The award was received by senior journalist and Founder of Gilgit Times Mr. Peer Muhammad, who himself contributed the story […]

PIA to introduce special flights from major cities to GB, Skardu

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) would soon start special flight operation from major cities including Lahore and Karachi to Gilgit and Skardu offering weekend and holiday packages in order to promote tourism activities in northern areas of the country. The decision was taken at a meeting held between Advisor to Prime Minister on Aviation Sardar Mehtab […]