Senate: (Senate passes ICT Local Govt Bill, 2015)


ISLAMABAD: The Senate on Thursday passed the Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) Local Government Bill, 2015 aimed at rationalizing and reorganizing the local government system in the federal capital.

The Bill was moved by Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan. It is different from the Bill passed by the National Assembly on the subject. The Bill, among other things, envisages holding of local government elections in Islamabad on party basis.