(Advocate Khalid Khursheed Khan)
Chief Minister-Gilgit-Baltistan
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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.

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News & Events
  • 01/12/2020
    CM takes oath
    On 1st December 2020, Advocate Khalid Khursheed Khan took oath as Chief Minister Gilgit-Baltistan. Governor GB Raja Jalal Hussain Maqpoon has administered the oath ceremony. Prime Minister Imran Khan and Chairman PTI-Pakistan on Friday approved nomination of Mr. Khalid Khursheed for GB CM slot. Mr. Khalid Khursheed was elected member of the GB Legislative Assembly from GBLA-13 (Astore-1) Constituency by defeating the PPP,s Abdul Hameed Khan and PMLN Rana Farman by a huge margin. Mr. Khalid Khursheed born on November 17, 1980 in the Rattu area of Shounter tehsil in Astore and received a law degree from Queen Mary University of London.
  • 02/12/2020
    PM arrives in Gilgit
    Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived in Gilgit-Baltistan and attended the oath-taking ceremony of cabinet members. GB governor Raja Jalal administered oaths to the newly elected members of the Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly . While addressing the event, the premier congratulated the newly-elected GB chief minister and cabinet members. He expressed hopes that the new PTI government will address genuine public issues and will deliver a transparent governance system. CM Khalid Khursheed has briefed the PM at the inauguration ceremony of two national parks.
  • 04/12/2020
    CM visits Chief Court GB
    On Friday, Chief Minister GB Khalid Khursheed paid a short visit to Chief Court GB. Chairman Chief Court Justice Malik Haq Nawaz received CM at his chamber.
  • 06/12/2020
    CM visits District Astore
    On Saturday, CM Khalid Khursheed khan paid two days visit to his native District Astore. People from all walks of life zealously welcomed the CM at various town unions (Rattu and Gudai) and district Head Quarter Astore. Addressing various public delegations at VIP Rest House Astore, CM has recapitulated his commitment to uplift health, education, tourism and infrastructure sector. CM also issued directions to heath authorities and district administration to ensure services of surgeon doctors in DHQ Hospital Astore.
  • 10/12/2020
    ETI Officials Brief CM
    On Tuesday, ETI GB officials briefed Chief Minister on ETI concepts, Program Design and Progress todate. The CM appreciated the progress made against the target of 59,000 acres of barren land development and linking these lands with 400 kilometers of roads and 7 bridges. ETI achieved these targets efficiently with much less cost as per PC1 cost. In the field of Agriculture Value Chain ETI has formalised farmers into cooperatives and registering 220 with the Coop Department. The newly developed lands will be titled to the beneficiary households. CM appreciated the progress and assured of all support.
  • 11/12/2020
    CM visits Diamer District
    On Friday, CM paid a short visit to Darel District Diamer along with Force Commander GB. CM inaugurated Darel public school building.
  • 18/12/2020
    CM chairs first cabinet meeting
    On Friday, CM khalid Khursheed Khan chaired first cabinet meeting after constitution of new provincial (PTI) GB government. Important decision were taken in the cabinet meeting.
  • 24/12/2020
    CM holds meetings in Islamabad
    On Thursday, CM attended high level meeting with DG FWO and Minister GBAJK in Islamabad. Discussed matters related to GB development projects and other issues.
  • 28/12/2020
    CM meets Prime Minister
    On Monday, Chief Minister Gilgit-Baltistan Advocate Khalid Khurshid Khan called on Prime Minister Imran Khan at Prime Minister Secretariat, Islamabad. The meeting discussed development sector initiatives, promotion of sustainable tourism and new employment avenues in tourism sector for local community. PM urged to focus on environment friendly tourism, protection of glaciers and forests resources. Chief Minister briefed Prime Minister about his government top priorities and reforms agenda. The meeting also discussed various development projects and initiatives required to take benefits from the mines and minerals rich deposits in Gilgit-Baltistan.
  • 28/12/2020
    CM holds meeting with Chairman WAPDA
    On Monday, Chief Minister Advocate Khalid Khursheed Khan had meeting with Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Chairman Lt Gen (retd) Muzammil Hussain. Chairman (WAPDA) briefed the Chief Minister regarding water and hydropower projects ( Diamer Basha Dam, Harpo, Tangir, Thak, Shayok Dam, Basho, Attabad Lake, Skardu Dam, Tungus and Yulbo) are being implemented by the WAPDA in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Initiatives & Reforms (In progress will be uploaded soon)
Infrastructure & Communication Sector
  • Construction of new bridges from (12 no. to 100 no)
  • Gilgit Skardu Road mega project
  • Astore Road realignment and metaling
  • Naltar Express Highway
  • Widening and Re-carpeting of existing roads.

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Law & Prosecution
  • Automation of Chief Court GB
  • Induction of New Judges in Lower and superior courts

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Energy Sector
  • Hydral Power capacity increased from 84 MW to 164 MW
  • Thermal Power capacity increased from 6 MW to 22 MW
  • Federal PSDP project 20 MW Hanzel- Run of the river.
  • New hydral generation small and medium projects at District level all over GB
  • Safety measures Initiatives for Power staff
  • Diploma courses for workers

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Social Welfare, Population, Woman Development and Youth Affairs
  • Disability Act 2019
  • Monetary support programme for Disabilities 
  • Chief Minister E-Rozgar Scheme for Unemployed Youth
  • Chief Minister Self-employment Akuwat Interest Free Loan Scheme.  
  • GB Youth Policy 2020 


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Agriculture, Fisheries and Livestock
  • ETI-Economic Transformation Initiative
  • Water and Solid Waste Management 
  • Fisheries and Livestock sector development plan 


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Education Sector
  • Establishment of Baltistan University
  • Establishment of Model Schools & Colleges in GB
  • Transparent & merit base recruitment 

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Health Sector
  • First cancer hospital
  • Cardiology hospital
  • Provision of MRI & CT Scan Machines at DHQ Hospital, Gilgit
  • Provision of Bio-medical equipment to all hospitals
  • Up gradation of all District hospitals
  • Induction of Doctors through transparent merit base recruitment
  • Endowment fund for needy and poor patients. 

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  • Tourism policy reforms are underway
  • Worldwide tourism promotion activities
  • Tourist facilitation centers
  • Local tourist influx increased to 2.5 million
  • Online Tourist Smart Card and Heath Insurance Initiative (in progress)

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Finance Sector
  • GB Financial System
  • GB Consolidated Funds
  • GDDWP- Budget increased from 400 Million to 01 Billion Receipt Deposited to own fund
  • Non-Development Budget direct to GB by Planning Dept

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Services & GAD, Home, Prison & Police
  • Transparent & Merit base Recruitments though Testing Service
  • Transparent Regularization System for Contingent and Contract Employees
  • Raising of Special Protection Unit- SPU
  • Establishment of Police CTD unit
  • CPEC- Police Patrolling Force
  • Establishment of Safe City Projects in Major Cities
  • Revival of Magistrate system
  • Construction of Central Jail New Building in Miniwar, Gilgit

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Gilgit-Baltistan Rular Support Programme-GBRSP
  • GBRSP aims to develop a prosperous society in Gilgit-Baltistan (GB).
  • Strives to improve the quality of life of the people of GB by fostering community owned institutions, creating livelihood opportunities, and creating human, physical, social, financial and knowledge based capital for the poor and disadvantaged groups both in rural and urban areas.
  • GBRSP takes a holistic development approach by developing the capacities of COs and their members and facilitating to create their productive linkages with various government and private agencies, and civil society organizations for effective delivery of a variety of services to the targeted beneficiaries.


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Works Department
  • Completion of all previous civil work sick projects
  • In time completion of new projects
  • Monitoring and evaluation system
  • Transparent Contracting System 
  • Beautification of Gilgit-Baltistan Project through GDA
  • Clean Drinking Water Supply Initiatives 

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Smart Meter/cable Pilot Initiatives
  • Smart Meter Pilot Project installed in Konodas Area Gilgit.

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Solar & Wind Energy
  • Feasibility study concluded for Solar and Wind Projects in GB.

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Endowment Funds
  • Health and Education Endow Funds.

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Housing Schemes and Buildings
  • New GBLA Assembly Building.
  • Residential Buildings for Govt. Employees in Gilgit

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Forest, Wildlife & Minerals
  • Promulgation of GB Minerals and Forest policy
  • Wildlife and forest conservation plans

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Gas Pipe Line Initiative
  • Initiative to provide subsidize Gas for Gilgit City in the first Phase (Project is in progress).


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ETI-Economic Transformation Initiative
  • Economic Transformation Initiative a seven-year development program of Govt. of Gilgit-Baltistan, co-funded by IFAD with a total cost of Rs. 12 billion to boost regional economic activity through agriculture value-chain development. The program aims at improving income, reducing poverty and malnutrition in the rural area of Gilgit-Baltistan.
  • The specific objectives are to improve production and productivity by bringing in additional 50,000 acres of irrigated land benefiting around 100,000 small landholders including women and landless; improving connectivity to market through construction and updating 400 km of farm to market roads and promotion of demand-driven value chains of regional products.


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