Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the KP LG polls are the beginning of a “modern and developed LG system” which is a trait of successful democracies.
In an apparent reference to the comments being made about PTI losing the limelight in the KP polls, PM Imran Khan wrote on Twitter that amidst the “noise” over the results of the KP LG polls, “no one realises” that these polls are the start of a modern and devolved local government system.
Amidst the noise over KP LG elec, no one realises these elections are start of modern, devolved LG system as exists in successful democracies. Directly elected Tehsil nazims will improve governance & create future ldrs. Ist time in our 74-yr history we have an empowered LG system— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) December 22, 2021
The PM has commented keeping aside all the negativity regarding PTI’s defeat in the first phase of the 2021 local government elections in Khyber Pakhtunkha.
PM Imran Khan said that it is the first time in Pakistan’s history that the country has an “empowered LG system”.
He went on to say that the direct election of tehsil level nazims will improve governance and make future leaders.
“Amidst the noise over KP LG elec, no one realises these elections are start of modern, devolved LG system as exists in successful democracies,” the premier wrote.