Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani announced Rs three billion for development projects in Gilgit-Baltistan on Thursday.
In addition to this, Rs350 million have been allocated for people who were affected by the Attabad Lake crisis. A large number of people were forced to leave their homes when an artificial lake created by landslips in Hunza inundated several villages.
These affected people later sought refuge in makeshift camps. With conditions worsening with the advent of the Monsoon season, the affectees sought relief from the government.
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