GB Scouts

Gilgit Baltistan Scouts

The Gilgit Baltistan Scouts (reporting name: GB Scouts) are part of the Paramilitary forces of Pakistan, under the direct control of the Ministry of the Interior of the Pakistan Government. The Scouts are an internal security force with the prime objective to protect northern borders of Pakistan and support Civil Administration in ensuring maintenance of law and order anywhere in Pakistan. The force was Formerly known as Northern Areas Scouts, It was renamed as Gilgit Baltistan Scouts in 2011 due to the imposition of “Empowerment and Self Governance Order” in 2009.