Gulbar Khan of PTI Forward Bloc has been elected as the new Chief Minister of Gilgit-Baltistan.
Gilgit-Baltistan: Haji Gulbar Khan of PTI Forward Block was elected as the new Chief Minister of Gilgit-Baltistan.
The joint group of PTI announced a boycott of the election in a late night press conference after which Haji Gulbar was left as the only candidate.
Haji Gulbarkhan was supported by Muslim League-N and People’s Party including Farood Block, he was voted by 19 members present in today’s session of Gilgit-Baltistan Assembly.
It should be noted that after the disqualification of former Chief Minister Khalid Khurshid in the fake degree case, the number of members of the Gilgit-Baltistan Assembly had increased to 32.
It should be noted that the 3-member bench of the Chief Court had disqualified Chief Minister GB Khalid Khurshid in the fake degree case, after which Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf disqualified Raja Azam and Muslim League (N) Engineer Muhammad Anwar. was given ). request. was nominated as the new Chief Minister. Besides, Amjad Advocate had submitted nomination papers for the election of Chief Minister.
A look at the political career of the new Chief Minister Haji Gulbar Khan
Haji Gulbarkhan belongs to Diamar district of Gilgit-Baltistan, he was elected on JUIF ticket in November 2009 elections, he was the Minister of Health in the People’s Party coalition government in 2009, Haji Gulbarkhan joined Muslim League-N in 2015. was elected by The candidate who was nominated was defeated.
Haji Gulbar Khan became the Health Minister after winning the 2020 election on the PTI ticket.