Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit Baltistan Ali Amin Gandapur on Sunday said a 50 bed cardiac hospital was being built in Gilgit which would be completed in its stipulated time.
“The hospital is an important project regarding provision of health facilities to the people of Gilgit and Baltistan,” he said while talking to the Director National Logistics Cell (NLC) in Islamabad.
Ali Amin Khan Gandapur said a comprehensive survey was also being carried out in Gilgit-Baltistan regarding provision of educational and health facilities in the area.
Highlighting the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan, he said provision of basic facilities of life was top priority of the current government.
On this occasion, he also expressed his resolve that all development projects in Gilgit-Baltistan would be completed on priority basis.
On January 29, the minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan had said consultations were underway to empower Gilgit-Baltistan and suggestions would be presented in the cabinet soon in this regard.
“Steps are being taken for constitutional rights of Gilgit-Baltistan in the light of Supreme Court’s decision,” he had said while talking to Speaker Gilgit-Baltistan Assembly Fida Muhammad Nashad in Islamabad.