LAHORE: The Punjab Assembly on Tuesday passed the Punjab Local Government Bill 2019.

As per details, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) led Punjab government presented and passed draft for new Punjab Local Government Bill 2019 for new local bodies system in the provincial assembly. The provincial assembly also passed Punjab Panchayat and Neighborhood Council Act 2019.

Earlier on April 19, Punjab cabinet meeting had approved the Local Government Act-2019 and Water Act-2019.

The decisions were taken during a provincial cabinet meeting with the Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar at his office in Lahore. Presiding over the meeting, CM Buzdar had said that the PTI-led provincial government is committed to empowering the local bodies system.