Nazims told to surrender vehicles as tenure expires

PESHAWAR: The tenure of local bodies of Khyber Pakh­tunkhwa is expiring on Aug 28 as directives were issued to the district, town and tehsil heads in this regard.

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Local Government Department on Thursday issued instructions to the nazim and naib nazim of all the districts, towns and tehsils, as well as representatives of village councils, neighbourhood councils before the expiry of the local bodies’ tenure.

The officials were directed to hand over all government vehicles and records to the deputy commissioners of their areas, whereas, the DCs were directed to send detailed report of the recovered assets and records to the LG department.

The election commission is bound to hold elections within 120 days after the expiry of LB tenure under the Article 140 (A) and Section (4) 219 of Election Act 2017.—The Nation


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