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Constitutional amendment needed to protect local govt system: HRCP report

Political parties must consider a constitutional amendment that envisages a separate chapter on local governments, determining their guiding principles, according to the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan's national conference report on local government.

HRCP conference calls for constitutional amendment to protect local governments

A national conference held by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) in partnership with the Friedrich Naumman Foundation for Freedom (FNF), has called for a constitutional amendment to protect the form and tenure of local governments and to ensure that fiscal decentralisation enables local bodies to carry out their functions effectively.

Local govt’s restoration: LHC grants 40 more days to Punjab govt

The LHC on Wednesday granted the Punjab Govt 40 days to restore LGs.

LG restoration: LHC rejects Punjab Govt stance

The LHC rejects Govt’s response on not restoring LG institutions despite SC judgment

Lahore mayor threatens to move non-compliance plea against Punjab govt in SC

March 29th, 2021; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; Col (r) Mubasher Javed, the Lord Mayor of Lahore, Monday said his legal team will file a non-compliance application in the Supreme Court if the Punjab government did not issue notification of his reinstatement to office following the apex court order reinstating local governments in the province.

Fate of LG reps hangs in the air despite SC order

March 26th, 2021; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; The fate of local government representatives in Punjab hangs in the air as restoration of local government institutions will have to wait till the government receives a detailed SC verdict.