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PoK will rise in protest if Pakistan declares Gilgit-Baltistan as fifth province: Baloch leader

PoK will rise in protest if Pakistan declares Gilgit-Baltistan as fifth province: Baloch leader

PoK will rise in protest if Pakistan declares Gilgit-Baltistan as fifth province: Baloch leader
March 16
11:08 2017

In a move that may bring worries up in India, reports propose that Pakistan is wanting to announce the key Gilgit-Baltistan district otherwise called Northern Areas as its fifth territory.

Pakistan’s priest for between common coordination Riaz Hussain Pirzada disclosed to Geo TV that a board of trustees headed by counselor of remote undertakings Sartaj Aziz had proposed giving the status of a territory to Gilgit-Baltistan.

“The board of trustees suggested that Gilgit-Baltistan ought to be made a region of Pakistan,” Pirzada said on Wednesday.

He additionally said that a protected revision would be rolled out to improvement the status of the area, through which the $46 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) passes.

The four territories that are by and by under Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Sindh, Punjab, and Pakistan-possessed Kashmir.

Gilgit-Baltistan offers a topographical limit with Pakistan-possessed Kashmir, and India considers it as a major aspect of the unified Jammu and Kashmir, while Pakistan considers it to be a different from PoK.

The USD 46 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) goes through this district, and reports said Pakistan was reflecting to lift the established status of the area in an offer to give lawful cover to the CPEC.

Reports likewise said China’s worries in regards to the unsettled status of Gilgit-Baltistan provoked Pakistan to change its status.

As per a prior report in Dawn daily paper, Pakistan was reflecting to lift the sacred status of the district in an offer to give lawful cover to the CPEC.

The move could flag a notable move in the nation’s position on the fate of the more extensive Kashmir area, the paper had cited specialists as saying.

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