|File photo: Malka Baltistani|
Addressing an Eid get together forum organized by Sonny Watan Gilgit Baltistan, a cultural forum in New York, she said external forces are behind the sectarian conflicts in the region and world powers want to gain their interests by spreading disarray among the people of Gilgit Baltistan. A large number of people from Gilgit Baltistan participated in the program. Malika Baltistani said that the current natual disasters due to landslides and floods are not a curse but exam from God. She criticised the role of Goverment’s response during the Gojal-Hunza Lake disaster and the floods in Baltistan and elswhere in GB. She also condemned the lowering of budget of GB by the current regime and the influence of world powers in the region.
Adrresing the gathering Dr. Jafferi, political advisor of President Zardari on Kashmir Affaris said, Gilgit-Baltistan is a unique place on eatrh due to its scenic beauty and its immaculate people. My association with GB and its people is more than two decades”.