Ex-minister demands early LG polls.

PESHAWAR -- Former minister, Senator Salim Saifullah Khan has demanded early holding of the local government elections in the remaining three provinces.

He said that there is lack of democratic local governance system and called for restoration of this system, said a press release issued on Tuesday.

He said that the future of Pakistan is linked with the effective democratic local government system that ensures democracy, good governance, accountability, transparency and access to justice.

Fair distribution of resources is essential for social justice, decentralization of powers and devolution of maximum authority at the grassroots level which gives warranty for providing basic necessities to the people, he added.

These rights, he said, are guaranteed under the constitution and relevant laws...

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