Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Gilgit-Baltistan governor Shama Khalid passes away

ISLAMABAD: Governor of Gilgit-Baltistan
Dr Shama Khalid passed away at the age of 60 on Wednesday after succumbing to cancer.

Dr Khalid was sworn in as the first governor of the region on March 23, 2010. She was also the first woman governor of Pakistan.

She was admitted at a hospital in Islamabad, where she was fighting against cancer for the past one-and-a-half month.
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