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Imran govt to soon make occupied Gilgit-Baltistan Pak's 5th province
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Imran govt to soon make occupied Gilgit-Baltistan Pak's 5th province
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Islamabad, Sep 18 (TIWN) : The Imran Khan government is soon going to illegally integrate the occupied Gilgit-Baltistan region by making it Pakistan's fifth province.

Pakistani newspaper Express Tribune quoted Minister of 'Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan Affairs' Ali Amin Gandapur as saying on Wednesday that the government has decided to "elevate Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) to the status of a full-fledged province with all constitutional rights, including its representation in the Senate and the National Assembly."  Prime Minister Khan would soon visit the region and make the formal announcement in this regard, Gandapur said. "Gilgit-Baltistan would be given adequate representation on all constitutional bodies, including the National Assembly and the Senate. After consultation with all stakeholders, the federal government has decided in principle to give constitutional rights to Gilgit-Baltistan," the minister told a delegation of journalists from G-B, the newspaper reported.

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