Holding of local bodies elections is very important that deals with millions of people and we are taking steps carefully in public interest: Sindh Minister

Karachi, December 06, 2013 (PPI-OT): The Sindh Minister for Information and Local Government Sharjeel Inam Memon in his statement issued here today has said that Sindh cabinet has made threadbare discussion over the schedule of upcoming Local bodies election in its meeting held under the Chair of Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah at CM House today.

He said that the cabinet members after their discussion and deliberation, decided to continue the consultation process till Monday next (Dec 9, 2013) to avoid taking any decision in haste. He said that the Sindh cabinet discussed the schedule especially with administrative and legal point of view and decided to prepare such a comprehensive plan that to justify each contesting individual and political party.

The Sindh Minister for Local Government and Information Mr. Sharjeel Inam Memon said that to hold local bodies elections was a very important subject, that deals with the millions of people and we are taking every step carefully in the interest of general public as PPP always has played as the custodian of rights of people.

He said that PPP believe in democracy and to bring the system down to grass root level through local bodies elections for the resolutions of problems of people and to ensure that they would be facilitated at their door step.

He said that the Sindh Government was also in consultation with the election commission with a view to look out for legal lacunae if any in the process of upcoming election. He said that the sincerity of PPP for holding local bodies’ elections can be judged from its working.

He said that it was the PPP Govt in Sindh that made law of Local Government first of all in Pakistan, formulated rules and regulations, made amendments to avoid lacunae in law, did delimitation and even took the administration at toe to meet any eventuality under any compulsion in this regard.

He said that as compare to other political parties, more responsibilities lies on the shoulders of PPP because of being in Government. It has to look after each individual and organization with justice and hopefully PPP would come upto the expectation of people and to serve them as it did in past.

For more information, contact:
Mr. Allah Bachayo Memon
Press Secretary
Chief Minister House
Tel: +9221 99202019
Cell: +92300-3524057 (Ext: 336)

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