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CPEC brings environmental disasters to Gilgit- Baltistan


CPEC brings environmental disasters to Gilgit- Baltistan

Gilgit (PoK), Nov 21 (ANI): Gilgit-Baltistan is home to some of the world's highest mountain ranges. But, the region is losing its luster and brilliance owing to the constant human interference.The multi-billion dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), which is touted as one of the biggest game changers, has not only crippled the flora and fauna of the region but has proven detrimental to the life of humans too.The locals fear the construction and movement of traffic in the mountainous region will severely impact its natural beauty.The exploitation of resources in the region has adversely affected the mountains and the rivers of the region.Locals say that federal and the provincial government are hand in glove with each other in deteriorating the environment.The people in Gilgit Baltistan are worried that vehicular movement will cause many diseases and it will also change the weather dynamics of the region.

Gilgit-Baltistan is a part of the erstwhile princely state of Jammu and

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