GBA passes resolution condemning revocation of Article 370, 35-A by Indian Govt

Government Policy

The 40th session of Gilgit-Baltistan Assembly (GBA) commenced in Gilgit on Tuesday. Deputy Speaker Jafarullah Khan presided.

The Assembly unanimously passed a resolution condemning revocation of Article 370 and 35-A by Indian Government and termed it violation of resolutions of United Nations on Kashmir.

The Assembly expressed solidarity with Kashmiris and vowed to continue their support.

The House demanded UNO to take notice of atrocities being perpetrated by Indian troops on innocent Kashmiris in Occupied Kashmir.

The Gilgit-Baltistan Assembly approved amendment in the civil servant act 2011.

Under the amendment the Employees of Social Welfare department will now serve as employees of Province instead of Federal Government.

Minister Law Aurangzeb Khan today tabled Gilgit Baltistan Prosecution Bill 2019 in the House for approval.

Speaker referred it to select committee Law to represent it with recommendations. Chairman select committee on Agriculture Farman Ali tabled recommendations about establishment of separate irrigation department.

Speaker advised him to represent it with some amendment in current session.

Later, Speaker adjourned session till Wednesday at 11 am.

Source: Radio Pakistan