Thursday, September 29, 2022

New LG system to come into force in Punjab from May 01

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LAHORE: All union councils in Punjab province on Thursday stand dissolved as the new local government system 2019 will come into force in the province from May 01, ARY NEWS reported.

All union council offices in the government buildings would be converted into field offices while those present in the rented buildings will be vacated.

The government employees posted in the union councils would report back to their parent departments.

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In November last year, the Punjab cabinet approved amendments in the existing Punjab Local Government (PLG) Act 2019.

According to the newly approved amendments in the Punjab Local Government Act 2019, political parties and the electoral groups will be allowed to take part in local bodies’ elections while minorities will now be able to vote on general seats as well.

 

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