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An Introduction to Gilgit-Baltistan
The area comprising GB is situated between 72-75 longitude (North) and 35-37 latitude (East). To its north lies China, to its northwest lies Afghanistan, to its south lies Indian held Kashmir (IHC), and to its east lie the districts of Kohistan. Spread over an area of 72,496 sq. km’s with a total population of 1.48million people, it is primarily a mountainous terrain whose heights vary between 3000 feet and 28750 feet above sea level. Three of the world’s largest mountain ranges (Hindukush, Karakorum and Himalaya) encompass GB
Gilgit Baltistan offers the largest deposits of Glaciers outside the polar. GB is watershed of the Pakistan offering more than fifty thousand megawatt identified hydro power potential and lies at the extreme north of Pakistan and directly connects People Republic of China and CARS States.The Tourism and Minerals potentials are largely unexplored and it offers greatest avenues and opportunities to the visitors and investors.
Chief Minister,s Vision and Mission
Vision: Peaceful and Prosperous Sustainably Developed Gilgit-Baltistan.
Mission: To foster resources on equity and develop the region as per its true needs and potentials. And above all the livelihood of the masses will be improved.