DMCs to be abolished as Sindh Assembly approves local govt amendment bill 2021

Karachi will once again be divided into towns and DMCs will now be abolished after the PPP got the Sindh Local Government (Amendment) Bill, 2021 passed in the Sindh Assembly.

Opposition parties including Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) opposed the new local government bill.

Sindh Minister for Local Government Syed Nasir Hussian Shah presented the bill in the provincial assembly.

Karachi will be divided into more than 25 towns under the new LG system, according to a bill.

The new local government system will give more powers to elected mayor and union council chairman, according to a draft.