Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Latest Updates

President issues ordinance for local body elections in Islamabad

An ordinance for local bodies elections in Islamabad has been issued.
Elections will be conducted with help of electronic voting machines and i-voting.
Mayor will be directly elected from ICT.

President Dr Arif Alvi has issued an ordinance for local bodies elections in the federal capital.

Electronic voting machines and i-voting will be used in the Islamabad local body elections, while the mayor of the local government will be directly elected from the Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT), according to the 109-page ordinance. 

According to the Presidential Ordinance, the Metropolitan Corporation of the ICT will be the Neighborhood Council and the Metropolitan Corporation will have all areas of cantonment under its jurisdiction, except the ICT. The population of each Neighborhood Council will be 20,000.

Islamabad’s local government will run under a directly elected mayor and the tenure of the local government and neighbourhood council will be four years. The mayor of Islamabad will have a 12-member cabinet, said the ordinance.

President Dr Arif Alvi has issued an ordinance for local bodies elections in the federal capital.

Electronic voting machines and i-voting will be used in the Islamabad local body elections, while the mayor of the local government will be directly elected from the Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT), according to the 109-page ordinance. 

According to the Presidential Ordinance, the Metropolitan Corporation of the ICT will be the Neighborhood Council and the Metropolitan Corporation will have all areas of cantonment under its jurisdiction, except the ICT. The population of each Neighborhood Council will be 20,000.

Islamabad’s local government will run under a directly elected mayor and the tenure of the local government and neighbourhood council will be four years. The mayor of Islamabad will have a 12-member cabinet, said the ordinance.

Ahmed Mukhtar Naqshbandi

Media person and communication expert for over 25 years. Worked with Dow Jones News, World Bank, CNBC Pakistan, Aaj TV, ARY TV, Abbtakk TV, Business Recorder, Pakistan Observer, Online News Network, TTI Magazine and other local and world Publications.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Advertisement

Facebook

International

Analysts have predicted further erosion in crude oil prices, stock markets, and value of cryptocurrencies on Monday (Nov 29).

Latest Updates

After change in the gender of male elephant to female, the name of "Sonu" (a beautiful male person/animal) would have to be changed to...

Latest Updates

The counsel said that Zahir is suffering from severe mental ailment which is necessary to be determined through an authorised medical board

International

Rameshwar Sharma, a BJP legislator in Madhya Pradesh, called for a “Chadar Mukt, Father Mukt Bharat” (an India free of veil-wearing Muslims and Christian...

Copyright © 2021 The Truth International