The role of the Gilgit Baltistan Assembly is to;
- Represent the will of the people especially the masses of the Gilgit Baltistan,
- Make new laws and amend existing laws for the welfare and well-being of the people,
- Hold the government to account and debate on day to day issues of the country in general and of the Gilgit Baltistan in particular.
After the introduction of Gilgit Baltistan Order, 2018, the Gilgit Baltistan Assembly has been empowered to legislate and take decision on all matters except the subjects in the Federal Legislative list.