Punjab Governor Chaudhry Sarwar signs Local Govt Bill 2019

12:11 PM | 4 May, 2019
Punjab Governor Chaudhry Sarwar signs Local Govt Bill 2019
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LAHORE - Punjab Governor Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar has signed Local Government Bill 2019.

The Radio Pakistan reports on Saturday that the new municipal system consists of two categories that include municipal and mohalla councils in urban areas, while tehsil and village councils in rural areas.

In a statement in Lahore today (Saturday), the governor said that in the New Local Bodies System, transfer of power has been ensured to grassroots level.

He added that people were being empowered in line with the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan.

Chaudhry Sarwar said that public representatives will be truly empowered in New Local Bodies System.