Dar assures support for uplift of Gilgit-Baltistan

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Mr. Jawed Ali Manwa, Finance Minister Gilgit-Baltistan and his team called on Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar at the Finance Division onTuesday.

SAPM on Finance Mr. Tariq Bajwa, Secretary Finance and senior officers from Gilgit-Baltistan and Finance Division attended the meeting.

The Finance Minister Gilgit – Baltistan apprised the Federal Finance Minister on the developments in the public welfare projects being carried out in Gilgit-Baltistan and financial constraints of the GB administration for the timely completion of these projects to ensure good governance in the area.

Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar expressed present government’s commitment for the development and progress of all regions including Gilgit-Baltistan. He also stressed for utilization of tourism potential in this region as it will not only enhance the revenues of Gilgit-Baltistan but also will portray a beautiful image of the country all over the world.

The Finance Minister agreed to extend support of the present government for the development of the Gilgit-Baltistan.