PTI government takes historic decision over the Gilgit Baltistan provincial status

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ISLAMABAD – The federal government has decided to amend the constitution to give conditional provincial status to Gilgit-Baltistan.

Sources privy to the ministry of law said that Gilgit-Baltistan would be the fifth province of Pakistan. The decision has been taken keeping in view the aspirations of the people of Gilgit-Baltistan.

It has been decided to make amendments in Article 1 and 51 of the constitution in this regard. There will also be amendments in Articles 257 and 258 of the constitution.