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Holding LG elections

The government’s main focus should now be on preparing for and conducting the Local Government (LG) election – the third tier of democracy. The landmark 18th Amendment was passed in 2010, devolving substantial administrative powers to the provinces, but successive

Conducting LG elections

If the results of the cantonment board elections are considered a precursor, the PTI could certainly win the local government or the next general elections. PTI leaders are basking in the glory of the win, claiming it is the only

Local govt elections

After the bypolls and Senate elections, the next major challenge would be hosting the local government elections. The government was in no hurry but was increasingly being pushed by the Supreme Court to hold the elections and devolve power even

Karachi Commissioner replaces Roshan Sheikh as LG secretary

KARACHI: The Sindh government has appointed Karachi Commissioner Iftikhar Shallwan as Local Government Secretary while incumbent Roshan Ali Sheikh was removed from his post following his arrest by National Accountability Bureau (NAB). Sindh Services and General Administration Department issued a

LG Department suspends officer over bogus postings

KARACHI: Sindh Local Government Department has suspended an officer of LG Board for being allegedly involved in bogus postings and other corrupt activities. Rehmatullah Shaikh was a Grade 19 officer in the Engineering Branch at the Sindh Council Unified Grade

Betterment of Karachi is foremost priority of PM Imran: Asad Umar

KARACHI: Federal Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar has said that betterment of Karachi is the foremost priority of Prime Minister Imran Khan. Addressing a gathering in Karachi today (Sunday), Asad Umar has said that Sindh local government does

PM emphasises on early implementation of LG system

LAHORE: Prime Minister Imran Khan has emphasised on early implementation of local government system while directing to complete the plan in this regard on time. Chairing a high level meeting on Punjab Municipal Services Program, the prime minister said the