PTI will form govt in Gilgit-Baltistan: Asad Umar

PTI will form govt in Gilgit-Baltistan: Asad Umar


Islamabad: Federal Minister for Planning Asad Umar Sunday said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf will form government in Gilgit-Baltistan after today’s election.

Asad Umar said in a tweet that following the historic federal package of Karachi and Southern Balochistan provinces, plans for Gilgit-Baltistan will now begin.

He further said that PTI, after winning the election, will start working for the emergency zone.

It is pertinent to mention here that voting for the general elections of Gilgit-Baltistan Assembly on Sunday is underway amid tight security, with over 330 candidates, including some political bigwigs, in the running.

As many as 126,997 fresh voters will poll their right of vote in general elections of Gilgit-Baltistan.

A district wise voter list has been issued from Election Commission of GB, which showed that in election 2015, total numbers of voters were 618,364. In 2020, total registered voters are 745,361, which shows that 126997 fresh voters will poll their votes in favor of their candidates in upcoming general election of GB.

Overall, the total number of voters for GB in the Deimer region is 119,452, surpassing other regions. Among other regions of GB, the Nagir region of GB has fewer voters, with a total of 37,172 voters.

A total of 1,160 polling stations have been established for the GB election, of which 311 polling stations have been declared sensitive and 428 polling stations have been declared highly sensitive.

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