Sunday December 12, 2021

Giving Powers To Lower levels Key To Solve Problems : Asad

Islamabad: Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar has said the system of local government should be fully empowered and government is going to announce an empowered local government system in Islamabad and Punjab.

Addressing the All Stake-Holders Conference Sindh hosted by Pakistan Tehreek Insaf in Karachi on Sunday, he said PTI leadership is ready to sit with the Sindh government to resolve the problems of the province.

He said empowering the provinces alone will not solve the problems unless the powers are given to the lower levels.

Minister for Planning said that the problems of the cities will not be solved until the local governments are empowered.

Federal Minister said the voice of the people living in Karachi should also be heard. We will raise our voice at every forum for the solution to Karachi’s problems.

Asad Umar said the constitution says that democracy is incomplete without local governments.

Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan (MQM-P) leader and ex-mayor Karachi Waseem Akhtar said that Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah did’nt have any vission if he were able then Larkana and Nawazshah would have been built.

Waseem Akhtar said that the Sindh government got Rs1200 billion in the last 13 years and where all these money gone, he asked.

PTI leader Khurram Sher Zaman said that there should be no feudal system for Karachiites adding that Karachi mayor should have powers to control police and schools.


Other political parties leaders also addressed during the press conference.

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