JI rejects restoration of commissionery system

Peshawar: Jamat e Islami on Wednesday rejected restoration of Commissionery system in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and vowed to restore an effective local body system if Jamat e Islami came in power.

“Restoration of commissioners at district level is undemocratic, unconstitutional and against the people’s interest,” said JI provincial Amir Professor Mohammad Ibrahim khan while meeting a delegation of Local Council Association which called on him at Markaze Islami.

General Secretary of Local Council Association Israrullah Advocate appraised JI leader about the new local government Act 2012 and said under the new act all political, economical and administrative powers of elected representatives have been snatched and transferred it to the bureaucracy.

Professor Ibrahim said that JI after coming in to power will cancel the new act and will introduce an effective local body system which will give maximum powers to the public representatives.

JI, Professor said believes in devolution of powers to the gross roots level.

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