Pir Karam new GB governor -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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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.
Source: Dawn
Date:1/27/2011