Direct elections will be held first time under new Local Govt Act: CM Punjab

A high-level meeting was held in Lahore today to review system of devolution of powers to lower level under the new Local Government Act.

Chairing the meeting, Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar said for the first time, direct elections will be held in the province under the new Local Government Act.

He said the new local government system will empower the people in true sense as the grievances of general public will be addressed at their doorsteps.

Source: Radio Pakistan