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KP announces local body elections on September 15 this year

Peshawar: Chief Minister Mahmood Khan has announced the Local Bodies Elections in KP on September 15 this year while the provincial cabinet has also endorsed the announcement.

Speaking on the occasion, KP chief minister said this is a landmark decision of the province to decentralize power down to the grassroots level.

He maintained that the KP is committed to the decentralization of power and authority and decision making at grassroots level in the province.

The decision made by Mahmood Khan was fully endorsed by the provincial cabinet which met in Peshawar on Wednesday.

Provincial ministers, advisors, special assistants, chief secretary and administrative secretaries were also in attendance.

Addressing the cabinet meeting, Mahmood Khan directed the increase of Honoria of Chief Khateeb and Moavin Qazis of the province.

He directed all the provincial departments to ensure implementation of the laws framed by the provincial government in their letter & spirit. The chief minister directed work on the preparation of laws, rules and regulations on the pattern of E&D Rules, PPRA Rules and Retirement Rules already prepared by the Federal Government.

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