Peshawar's former deputy nazim Qasim Ali Shah was all praise for the local government
system introduced in the province by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).
Under the KP Local Government
Act, 2013, the outgoing councils can't perform their certain functions.
'The verification was necessitated by the inability of nine local governments
of Akwanga, Nassarawa-Eggon, Kokona, Karu, Doma, Obi, Toto, Nasarawa and Lafia, to pay June salaries in spite of receiving allocation directly from the Federal Government.
First, it uses the term 'local governments
', not 'local bodies' which was in vogue in earlier legislation.
Given the present political scenario, the PTI government is most likely to rule the province for the next four years, but it may clash with many rival local governments
headed by the opposition parties given the unrestricted powers of interference into their affairs.
Shehram Tarakai maintained that capital city Peshawar would be comprised of two city local governments
and three tehsil governments.
Chairing a meeting of the Punjab Provincial Parliamentary Party in Lahore on Wednesday, he said people expressed their full confidence on the local government
system instituted by the PTI in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, which brought remarkable improvements in the health, education and law and order sectors.
However, in spite of the fact, that the Local Governments
, under pressure in democracy and over bearing in Martial Laws have been there, the need of the institution has always remained.
Balochistan held its local government
elections in December 2013; the elected officials assumed office in January 2015 due to the lengthy election process and court battles on election disputes.
has come in the forefront of Pakistan's political system, particularly, from the period of the military regime of General Ayub Khan.
Our work suggests that debt decentralization could help to harden the budget constraint of local governments
. By debt decentralization, we mean that each local government
issues its own bond product by itself, and is responsible for its own repayment obligation.