You are here: Home » News-ANI » International » World
Business Standard

Pak planning to declare Gilgit-Baltistan as its fifth province

ANI  |  Islamabad [Pakistan] 

In what may come as a matter of concern for India, is planning to declare Gilgit-Baltistan region as its fifth province.

The Gilgit-Baltistan area is Pakistan's northernmost administrative territory that borders the disputed Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

A committee headed by Adviser to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz recommended to grant the region a provincial status, reports the GeoNews.

Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab, and are four provinces of

However, claims the Gilgit-Baltistan area as an integral part of its territory.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, March 15 2017. 19:55 IST