GILGIT: President Dr. Arif Alvi of Pakistan reached Hunza as part of his Gilgit-Baltistan visit. This is his first official visit to Gilgit Baltistan.
People of Gilgit Baltistan are expecting from PTI Government and president of Pakistan that this Government will take special measures to minimize the difficulties of the region. He was greeted with traditional zeal, but with a twist. Locals were holding burning candles while receiving the head of the state.
The activists said that they were holding the candle to highlight the issue of severe load shedding in Hunza, which has emerged as a major tourism and trade hub. The district faces a power crisis due to increased tourism, while the power generation stagnant.
On his visit to Gilgit Baltistan special security measures have been taken.
During his visit he will meet notables of the area, politician and party leader.
People of Gilgit Baltistan hope that PM imran khan also visit Gilgit Baltistan very soon and his visit will be very important regards solution of Gilgit Baltistan Constitutional rights.