GB elections likely to be held on 18 August 2020 

Special Correspondent

GILGIT: Election Commission, Gilgit-Baltistanhas proposed 18th August as the date of polling for GB general election and sentit to the Prime Minister of Pakistan for approval. An official of Gilgit-Baltistancouncil disclosed that a summary regarding Gilgit-Baltistan election has beenforwarded to the PM secretariat for approval to start election arrangements.Sources said that the election commission had proposed 18th august 2020 as dateof election and PM would approve the date as chairman of Gilgit-Baltistan council.The PM of Pakistan could approve or propose a new date of election sourcesadded. According to official sources, the Gilgit-Baltistan setting governmentwould be dissolved on 24th June 2020, and the caretaker government would take overthe GB on 25th June till the general election.