LAHORE, Sep 25 (APP):Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman
Buzdar has said that the local governments institution would
be strengthened and made fully functional.
The power and authority would be devolved at grass-roots
level so that problems of people could be solved at their
doorsteps, he said in a statement issued here on Tuesday.
The chief minister said that the new system would provide
people with necessary relief as the agenda of Pakistan
Tehreek-e-Insaf government was to provide facilities to people
along with timely solution to their problems.
Sardar Usman Buzdar said the PTI would introduce the new
LG system through consultations, adding that it would provide
relief to people. There was no room for outdated local bodies
system in the New Pakistan as the present system has failed
to solve problems of people, he added.
He said that the government would grant authority to the
local governments representatives. The LGs were being
strengthened for achieving the goal of a new Pakistan, he
The chief minister said that the new system would depict
the desires and aspirations of people, adding that following
the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan, a system of checks and
balances would also be introduced in the LGs to ensure complete transparency in the new system.