Pakistan: Federal Govt faces criticism over free wheat distribution in Punjab

Pakistan: The federal government has faced criticism for how it distributed free wheat flour in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. In response, they have asked the Gilgit-Baltistan administration to reduce the cost of subsidized wheat for citizens in a targeted way and charge wealthy people market rates to ensure a sustainable supply. The GB government has agreed to raise flour prices, which are currently much lower in the region than in the rest of the country.

Gilgit-Baltistan Governor Syed Mehdi Shah demands financial aid from govt

Pakistan: The decline of Gilgit-Baltistan has become a serious issue, as for the past 70 years, the area has been deprived of its political and legal status. Gilgit Baltistan is a serious issue nowadays and seeking the release of funds from the Pakistan government.

People protesting across Gilgit-Baltistan due to govt’s carelessness on major issues

People are protesting in large numbers throughout Pakistan, from Gilgit-Baltistan in the north to the port city of Gwadar in the south, according to Asian Lite.

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