Compensatory allowance for Gilgit employees restored
5 November 2007
The Daily Times
Astore: Northern Areas Chief Executive Mir Ghazanfar Ali Khan has said that Gilgit compensatory allowance for the employees had been restored. Talking to reporters at his office, the chief executive said he had launched various development projects in the area to bring it at par with other developed areas of the country, adding that he did not believe in lip service but demonstrated practically. Ghazanfar Ali said he had fulfilled his promise made to the people of the Northern Areas in waiving off their agricultural loans and restoring the Gilgit compensatory allowance. He said there was no power shortage in the Northern Areas and concerted efforts were being made to provide basic amenities of life to the people of the area.