Mehdi Elected Gilgit CM

11 December 2009
Greater Kashmir

Gilgit: yed Mehdi Shah has been elected unopposed the first Chief Minister of Gilgit-Baltistan in the maiden session of the legislative assembly here on Friday. Mehdi Shah is regional president of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP). Wazir Baig of PPP has been elected Speaker and Jameel Ahmed as Deputy Speaker of the Assembly. Governor, Gilgit-Baltistan, Qamar Zaman Kaira will administer oath to the elected Chief Minister.