Minister for Information and Broadcasting Shibli Faraz has said that the people of Gilgit Baltistan will not vote for the useless leadership that has been imposed on them for last ten years. He has also said that the people of Gilgit Baltistan will reject the bungling politicians have never worked for the welfare of the people.
He tweeted on Sunday that the people of Gilgit-Baltistan are using their independent right to elect their desirous leadership for their bright future. He also wrote that the excitement of the people of Gilgit Baltistan showed that that they wanted change.
Excited people in large numbers are using their right to vote in Gilgit-Baltistan Assembly elections. The polling is in smooth process and it will continue till 5 pm without any pause.
There are 745361 registered voters in Gilgit Baltistan who are voting at 1160 polling stations arranged in the region. There are 24 constituencies in total while 330 candidates are contesting the elections in 23 constituencies as polling in one constituency has been postponed.
Extensive security arrangements have been deployed for the smooth functioning of elections.