Gilgit-Baltistan will be a new province.

Sep 21, 2020
Since the creation of the state of Pakistan in 1947, the inhabitants of Baltistan have not had the political and administrative rights enjoyed by the rest of the inhabitants of the country. Over time, some of them have gained and it seems that they will soon be full citizens like the rest of the inhabitants.
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Schools will be better endowed.

The Government of Pakistan has decided to grant provincial status to Gilgit-Baltistan. This new legality claimed by the population will mean that the constitutional rights of the Baltians will be brought into line with those of the rest of Pakistan's inhabitants, according to the minister for Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan. The minister highlighted a series of improvements to be implemented in health, in education with furniture for all schools, policies for the protection of nature, the promotion of tourism, and improvements to road infrastructure.
We are not capable of assessing the geopolitical consequences that a decision of this type could have on the Indo-Pakistani conflict over a territory claimed by both states, but we can say that it represents an important starting point for improving the living conditions of the local population.
It should be remembered that following the invasion of this part of Kashmir by Pakistan, this territory was nominated as "Northern Areas", a territory in dispute between the two states but which is not a political-administrative right for its inhabitants. Subsequently the "Gilgit-Baltistan Empowerment and Self-Governance Order, 2009" nominated the territory with a new nomenclature granting it both limited autonomy and certain constitutional rights for its inhabitants. This decision has already brought about moments of tension between the two local powers.
We are left with the advances that the new legislation will ensure for the inhabitants of the Hushé Valley and the population of Baltistan in general.