Weekly Bang-e-sahar Saturday,April 5-11,2008
By Our Reporter
ISLAMABAD: A 38-member delegation of Air War College Islamabad was briefed about the history and present political setup and administrative affairs of the Northern Areas. The delegation led by Air Commodore, in charge faculty, Aga Zahir Ahmed, was accorded warm welcome be Northern Areas Chief Secretary Qamar Zaman Chaudhry at his office here. The members of the delegation included from Turkey, China, Jordan, Iran, Malaysia, Indonesia, Nigeria and UAE. The chief secretary and home secretary Sardar Mohammad Abbas Khan gave a detailed briefing about economy, minerals, communication, tourism, law and order, historical background, culture, administrative setup and other matters of the region. Secretary Finance Syed Mutahir Shah shed light on financial setup of the region as well as fast-paced development. The members of delegation raised various questions which were answered by the chief secretary. The briefing was attended by all administrative secretaries of the region.