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Deliberations on new local bodies bill in final stage: Aleem Khan

LAHORE: Senior Minister Abdul Aleem Khan on Friday said that deliberations on the new local bodies bill in Punjab were in the final stage and keeping in view the past experiences, best possible system would be introduced in which representatives of local bodies would not only be empowered but also be monitored.

Speaking during a high-level meeting chaired by Law Minister Mohammad Basharat Raja, the senior minister said that in the new set up, even the councilor would be able to launch developmental schemes through which powers would be delegated at the grassroots level and people’s problems would be resolved at the earliest.

He also said that process to finalise the bill was underway and a concrete proposal would be presented to the prime minister for the final approval.



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