ISLAMABAD : Interior Minister Ch Nisar has appreciated the role being played by Gilgit-Baltistan scouts for security of Karakoram Highway. He said this while talking to DG Gilgit-Baltistan Scouts Brig Babar Alauddin who met him here on Friday. Nisar eulogised the services of GB scouts and said though it was a young force yet it had carried out its responsibilities in a mature, responsible and professional manner.

He said that Gilgit-Baltistan Scouts could play a vital role in bringing peace, tranquillity and progress to the beautiful and tranquil area of Gilgit-Baltistan. The minister said that the Ministry of Interior would make every effort to ensure that the operational needs of this force were fully met.