Raja Jalal Hussain Maqpoon

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Raja Jalal Hussain Maqpoon
7th Governor of Gilgit-Baltistan
In office
30 September 2018 – 11 April 2022
PresidentArif Alvi
Prime MinisterImran Khan
Preceded byMir Ghazanfar Ali Khan
Personal details
Raja Jalal Hussain Maqpoon

(1971-05-20) 20 May 1971 (age 51)
Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan,
Political partyPakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf
Residence(s)Maqpoon Royal Palace Skardu (Personal)

Raja Jalal Hussain Maqpoon (Urdu: راجہ جلال حسین مقپون) is a politician in Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) who was the 7th Governor of Gilgit-Baltistan,on 11 April 2022 he resigned.[1]

Political career[edit]

He ran for the seat of the Legislative Assembly of Gilgit Baltistan as a candidate of PTI from Constituency GBLA-7 in the 2015 Gilgit Baltistan Assembly election, but was unsuccessful.[2] He came in second receiving 3,330 votes and losing the seat to Akbar Khan Taban.[3]

He was appointed the governor of Gilgit-Baltistan by President Arif Alvi on the advice of Prime Minister Imran Khan after the resignation of Mir Ghazanfar Ali Khan.[4][5] On 30 September 2018, he took the oath of office as Governor.[6] and resigned on 11 April 2022 .<ref{{citeweb|url=https://arynews.tv/gb-governor-raja-jalal-maqpoon-decides-to-resign/

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Raja Jalal Hussain Maqpoon". GBee.
  2. ^ Taj, Imtiaz (30 September 2019). "راجہ جلال حسین مقپون نے نئے گورنر گلگت بلتستان کی حیثیت سے حلف اٹھا لیا". Dawn News (in Urdu). Retrieved 12 August 2019.
  3. ^ "Result GBLA 7 – SKARDU 1". G-B Votes. 8 June 2015. Retrieved 12 August 2019.
  4. ^ GBee, Staff (30 September 2018). "Raja Jalal Hussain Maqpoon swears in as the Governor of Gilgit-Baltistan". GBee News. Retrieved 30 September 2018.
  5. ^ Web, Desk (26 September 2018). "Raja Jalal Maqpoon appointed as new GB Governor". The Nation. Retrieved 30 September 2018.
  6. ^ "Raja Jalal Hussain Maqpoon sworn in as new G-B governor". The Express Tribune. 30 September 2018.