Local governance Pakistan

The Punjab Local Government Act 2019: An assessment

The government of Punjab recently passed the Punjab Local Government Act 2019 which represents a substantial step forward in bringing local government closer to citizens. This briefing paper analyses the act and highlights its achievements as well as its shortcomings.

The analysis is followed by a set of recommendations on how the implementation of the act can be improved to strengthen local governance in the province.

Download the Briefing Paper below.

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