Humera Parveen is a Pakistani university student who is running a small mobile library in the northern village of Passu in the..
Region administered by Pakistan
Gilgit-Baltistan, formerly known as the Northern Areas, is a region administered by Pakistan as an administrative territory, and constituting the northern portion of the larger Kashmir region which has been the subject of a dispute between India and Pakistan since 1947, and between India and China from somewhat later. It is the northernmost territory administered by Pakistan. It borders Azad Kashmir to the south, the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to the west, the Wakhan Corridor of Afghanistan to the north, the Xinjiang region of China, to the east and northeast, and the Indian-administered union territories Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh to the southeast.
By Pushp Saraf*
Pakistan is gearing up to pose a serious question to India on Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) by absorbing the..