Legislation afoot to empower local governments: Mehmood

Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan has said the provincial government is about to enact legislations devolving all powers and authority to the lower tier of governance.

Addressing the ceremony of clean and green Pakistan drive at District Council Hall Peshawar, he said that the local government system is the nursery of democracy and he called upon the local government representatives to work with zeal and spirit that would be a launching pad for their political progression and would take the country to the new heights of development.

Later talking to the media, he said that clean and green Pakistan drive is a continuous process beyond the time line adding that we have to collectively contribute to the clean and green province.

Source: Radio Pakistan