GB Govt decides to award additional portfolio of Culture Dept to Fida Khan

ASTORE:The Provincial government has decided to award an additional portfolio of Culture Department to Provincial Minister for Tourism, Fida Khan and wrote a letter to the Chief Secretary Gilgit Baltistan to issue a notification in this regard.

In a letter addressed to the Chief Secretary GB in continuation of its earlier letter dated December 12, 2017 said the Chief Minister has decided to create a new Department of Culture and additional portfolio of Culture Department should be awarded to Provincial Minister for Tourism, Fida Khan and directed issuance of a formal notification in this regard.

It may be recalled that earlier, there was one department on the name of Women Development, Youth Affairs and Culture and now the GB government has decided to establish a separate Culture Department to promote art, architecture and culture of GB in most effective manner.