SA ap­proves third lo­cal gov­ern­ment amend­ment bill

The Pak Banker - - NATIONAL -

KARACHI: Sindh Assem­bly has ap­proved third amend­ment in lo­cal gov­ern­ment bill 2015 dur­ing ses­sion on Wed­nes­day. Pro­vin­cial lo­cal bod­ies leader Nasir Hus­sain pre­sented the bill in the House and stated that amend­ments have been made as per Elec­tion Com­mis­sion of Pak­istan's (ECP's) di­rec­tives. Ac­cord­ing to the bill, num­ber of women seats has been raised to 33. Dual na­tion­al­ity hold­ers be­low age 25 years can par­tic­i­pate in LB polls whereas ev­ery Union Coun­cil (UC) would have a Chair­man, Vice Chair­man, two women coun­cilors, one la­borer and one mem­ber from mi­nori­ties.

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