FAFEN Parliament Monitor – 6th Session Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa October 7-11, 2013

The sixth session of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly witnessed the introduction of two important government bills on the local government system and the establishment of an accountability commission, amidst government and opposition walkouts.

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Local Government Bill, 2013 provides for holding the local government elections on party basis at district and tehsil council levels while the village council will be elected on non-party basis. The new local government system will do away with the concept of union council and village councils will be introduced. According to the bill, the task of delimitation, which will start after the legislation is passed, will take two months.

To download complete report, click here