PM Imran unveils new plan of local bodies system


ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday while unveiling new plan of municipal system said that the new local bodies system has been devised after studying international models.

Interacting with senior journalists in Islamabad on Monday, he said that village council will be elected directly and funds will be transferred to village councils directly.

The prime minister said that in Punjab, panchayat will have direct elections while mayors in metropolises will also be elected directly. There are 22,000 panchaiyats in Punjab, and Rs40billion in funds will be given to them, he said.


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