In a historic moment, Sadia Danish, the prominent leader of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), assumed the role of the first female deputy speaker of the Gilgit-Baltistan Assembly on Monday. With no opposition in sight, her election to the position proceeded smoothly.
The coalition parties in Gilgit-Baltistan unitedly filed the nomination papers, endorsing Sadia Danish as their candidate for the deputy speaker position. As the deadline for nominations approached, no other member of the assembly submitted their candidacy, resulting in Sadia Danish’s uncontested election.
During the official ceremony, GB Assembly Speaker Advocate Nazir Ahmed administered the oath to Deputy Speaker Sadia Danish, marking a momentous occasion for the region.
Sadia Danish’s election to the Deputy Speaker position signifies the strong cooperation and support of the coalition parties in Gilgit-Baltistan, reflecting their collective commitment to advancing the role of women in leadership within the assembly.