Wednesday, May 30, 2012

US delegation arrives Gilgit

GILGIT: A three-member delegation of US Embassy consisting of Lisa Buzenos, Political/Economic Officer, Kimberly Phelan, Political Officer and Security Advisor Khalid Javed have arrived in Gilgit on Wednessday on a five days visit to the region.

On arrival the members of delegation made their first visit to Finance minister. They visited the office of Balawaristan National Front (Hamid group) and met local leader of the party Mr. Burhan and Safdar. Later they had lunch with a student activist of BNSO at a local restaurant.

The delegation is scheduled to meet Chief Minister Syed Mehdi Shah, ministers, speaker, members of Gilgit-Baltistan Assembly.

It will also meet human rights activist Nasreen Nasir, Chairman Gilgit-Baltistan United Movement Manzoor Hussain Parwana, Vice President Gilgit-Baltistan Chief Court Bar Association Wazir Farman Ali. INP

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