Sindh CM approves summary seeking amendments to LG Act

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Sindh Chief Minister (CM) Murad Ali Shah has approved a summary seeking amendments to Local Government (LG) Act, making next Karachi mayor as chairman of several municipal institutions.

According to details, the amended local government (LG) act will be tabled in the next session of the Sindh Assembly for approval. The draft law will likely be passed through an ordinance.

Sindh Governor Kamran Tessori is expected to issue an ordinance which will later be sent to the provincial assembly for ratification into law as a bill.

As per the amendments, the next mayor would be the ex-officio chairman of the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB) and chairman of the Karachi Development Authority (KDA).

Meanwhile, the Karachi mayor will also be made a member of governor body of Sindh Solid Waste Management Board (SSWMB). Moreover, chairmen of Hyderabad, Sukkur Larkana Development Authorities will be considered mayors of the cities.

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