President stresses need to explore GB’s potential in Mining, Agriculture & tourism sectors


President Dr Arif Alvi has said Gilgit-Baltistan has great potential in Mining, Agriculture and tourism sectors and this need to be explored for development.

Talking to members of Gilgit-Baltistan Assembly in Gilgit, he said talented and skilled manpower is required to utilize the natural resources of Gilgit-Baltistan for the development and prosperity of the region.

The president said as an ambassador of Gilgit-Baltistan, he has advertised the beauty of the province at various forums to attract tourists to the region.

Dr Arif Alvi said Gilgit Baltistan is tax free but a small Taxation system should be set up to collect tax from tourists visiting the region.

Our Gilgit correspondent Sher Muhammad reports that the president interacted with elected representatives and assured to address their problems.