• New local body system to resolve public issues on grass-root level: PM Khan

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    Prime Minister Imran Khan File photo Prime Minister Imran Khan

    Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday said his government wanted to bring such a local body system which could resolve problems of masses on grass-root level.

    Chairing a meeting regarding enforcement of local bodies system in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the prime minister said in the new system, the funds would be spent on local level which would end wastage of money and corruption.

    He said the new local body system would help resolve problems of masses in a better way as they could get approval of development schemes according to their priorities.

    Khan said the elected representatives could perform welfare work in a better way. He said the laws would be enacted in the new system in such a way that the people could conduct accountability of development schemes.

    He said the new system would be proven supportive for ending personal benefits and corruption, adding that its basic purpose was welfare of the people according to their priorities.

    The meeting was attended by Defence Minister Pervez Khattak, Advisor to the PM Muhammad Shahzad Arbab, Punjab Minister for Local Bodies Abdul Aleem Khan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Local Government Shahram Tarakai, Finance Minister KPK Taimoor Jhagra, KP Law Minister Sultan Khan and senior officials.

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