Permits Issued To1,934 Foreign Tourists For Climbing/trekking In Gilgit-Baltistan
Umer Jamshaid 22 days ago Thu 26th August 2021 | 06:30 PM
ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 26th Aug, 2021 ) :The government has issued permits to 1,934 foreign tourists who applied for climbing/trekking in Gilgit-Baltistan during the tenure of present government.
The Government of GB has prepared PC-I of various projects in health, roads, hydro power sectors and etc. The central development working party and ECNEC have approved these projects.
In view of the willingness of the Government of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) and GB, all properties would be retained by Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) and would be leased out in a transparent and competitive manner to well reputed hospitality service providers to bring quality accommodation and service facilities to the visiting tourists.
The PTDC would utilized the rest of 50 percent income on tourism growth, facilitation, awareness, skill development and other promotional activities for projecting tourism industry in Pakistan including that of GB and AJK.
The Election Act, 2017, all rules, regulations and by laws, framed thereunder, were adopted in the territory of Gilgit-Baltistan for holding of General Elections to the Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly.
The Jammu and Kashmir (Administration of Property) Ordinance 1961 is being amended and tabled in the Parliament in compliance with the directions of the Federal Cabinet pursuant to Supreme Court judgment.
The government has given approval of 13th Amendment in the AJ&K Interim Constitution ACT, 1974 incorporated which transferred Legislative/Executive Functions from AJK Council Secretariat to AJK Legislative Assembly.
The Supreme Court of Pakistan vide its judgment dated 17-01-2019 issued Orders in favor of Federation of Pakistan. All provincial subjects of Gilgit-Baltistan have been devolved/transferred to Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly as per 18th Constitutional Amendment.