Syed Amjad Ali Zaidi has been elected as Speaker of Gilgit Baltistan Assembly.
He secured 18 votes while opposition backed Ghulam Muhammad got 8 votes.
Later, out-going Speaker Fida Muhammad Nashad administered oath to the newly elected speaker.
Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaisar and Deputy Speaker Qasim Suri have felicitated Amjad Ali Zaidi on his election as Speaker of Gilgit Baltistan Assembly.
Nazir Ahmed of PTI was elected as Deputy Speaker of Gilgit-Baltistan Assembly today.
Nazir Ahmed secured twenty two votes while opposition nominated candidate got nine votes.
Later, the Speaker adjourned the session till Saturday morning.