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In the Media: EFSAS comments on the Gilgit Baltistan Reforms Order 2018

The whole of Gilgit Baltistan was in the throes of protests against the new legislation since 25 May, and a complete shutter down strike was observed in all the ten districts of the region. Abbasi was greeted on his arrival in Gilgit by thousands of protesters holding banners calling him ‘Viceroy’, which eloquently conveyed their sentiment of Pakistan treating Gilgit Baltistan as a colony.