The Supreme Court judgment reinstating the local governments in the Punjab has added to the importance of financial self-reliance at the level
Serious action is needed to revisit, restructure and redefine the governance structure in the country
Over the years there have been debates about how to elect local goverments — through direct or indirect election — and how far those made part...
Local governments in the Punjab, which legally stand restored, will complete their terms on December 31
A comparison of the features of various local bodies’ models in Pakistan
Political parties never wanted to transfer power to local governments, while the military regimes used them as an alternative to political parties
Restoration of local governments entails letting go of power and resources for the provincial