Pir Karam new GB governor
ISLAMABAD: Pir Syed Karam Ali Shah has been appointed governor of Gilgit-Baltistan on the advice of Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani, a statement issued by the PM House said on Wednesday.
Mr Shah is a veteran politician. He is a member of the GB Council and GB Legislative Assembly. In 1970, he was elected unopposed as member of the Northern Areas Advisory Council. He joined the Pakistan People`s Party in 1972.
The governor`s slot fell vacant after GB governor Dr Shama Khalid died on Sept 15.