The Federal Government will extend full cooperation to the Gilgit Baltistan Government for development of the region.
This has been stated by the Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar while talking to Chief Minister Gilgit Baltistan Muhammad Khalid Khursheed in Islamabad on Saturday.
During the meeting, the Planning Minister has also agreed in principle to increase development budget of Gilgit Baltistan.
CM Khalid Khursheed gave a detailed briefing to the Federal Minister about prevailing situation of the region.
Both sides also agreed to set up a joint team comprising officers of Planning Commission and Planning and Development Department Gilgit Baltistan to devise strategy for development plan of the region.