Peshawar—The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Senior Minister for Local Government and Rural Development Inayatullah has said that the provincial government has introduced a transparent and people benefiting Local Government system having check and balance procedures. This he said while presiding over a meeting convened to discuss issues and problems of village councils and Neighborhood Councils in Peshawar on Monday. Secretary Local Government Syed Jamal Uddin Shah, consultant Local Government Commission Hafeez Ur Rehman, member local government commission Dr. Iqbal Khalil and other concerned officers also attended the meeting.
The meeting discussed the issues regarding check and balance in village councils and Neighborhood Councils, release of funds, rules of business, local government’s act 2013 and responsibilities of Nazimeen and discussed proposals and complaints received during one year of the local bodies. The Senior Minister Inayatullah said most of village council offices had been established and hence they have started using development funds.