MPA vows agitation against new local govt system

August 19, 2013 Off By Web Desk

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) MPA Nishat Mohammad Zia Qadri on Monday said that local government system is an important part of democracy.

Talking to different delegations of formal local representatives and social leaders in Shah Faisal Colony, MPA Qadri said: “Why is pro-provincial autonomy parties are against local autonomy? If provincial autonomy is a good act then how could local autonomy be wrong one?

It is mandatory for local representatives to be completely authorized to resolve public problems at streets and mohalla level with local government system, he said.

Qadri said protest would be held in and outside the assembly against new local government system contradicting the Constitution. “Strong and powerful local government system at union council level could only guarantee for solution to pubic problems and develop of Pakistan.

He said that local government system 2013 is the part of 1979 LG law which is not of people but is of feudal and landlords.