Centre has no authority to impose new LG system on Sindh, says Ghani

Sindh Local Government Minister Saeed Ghani said on Thursday that the federal administration does not have the authority to forcibly impose any new local government system on the province.Addressing a news conference at the Pakistan Peoples Party’s (PPP) media cell, Saeed Ghani said the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) federal government is free to implement a new LG system in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, where the PTI’s provincial administrations are in power. “But the Centre cannot force a new LG system on us.”Ghani, who is also the PPP’s Karachi president, said that even during past dictatorial regimes, the country had a uniform LG system in all its provinces.He told the media that the mandate of the people of Karachi was stolen in this year’s general elections. He said the PPP would continue to serve the people of Lyari and the rest of Karachi irrespective of the results of polls.PTI man jumps shipOn the occasion, Nasir Karim Baloch, who had contested the July 25…

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