He said the unanimous election of PPP candidates in Gilgit- Baltistan is a reflection of the government's firm commitment towards political reconciliation and politics of consensus.
He said the trust reposed by the people of the area on PPP's leadership reflects the popularity of the party.
He asked the newly elected Chief Minister to give priority to people's welfare while formulating and implementing development projects in all parts of Gilgit-Baltistan.
Syed Mehdi Shah thanked the government for providing unprecedented development funds for Gilgit-Baltistan and said this record allocation would usher in a new era of development and public welfare in the hitherto underdeveloped part of the country.
He thanked the Prime Minister for his personal interest in the development of the area and said he would do his utmost to come up to the confidence reposed in him.