KARACHI: Sindh Minister for Local government Saeed Ghani has said Federal government can never impose its local government system in Sindh.
He said after the 18th amendment in the constitution provinces have full powers to have an independent local government system .
He said it is not possible that one local government system be imposed all over the country as each province has its own geographical , cultural and living conditions totally different .
Ghani Sindh has the best local government system in the country but we are ready if there was a still room to bring some improvement .
It is empowered to get approval from the Sindh assembly and center can never impose its local government system, he stressed .
He underlined the need to impart training to all the employees of the local government system for strengthening the LG system .
He said this while talking to the delegation of United City and Local government Asia pacific delegation at his office on Tuesday .
He said invite UCLG , LCA and to all see the LG system in Sindh and of any flaws were found in the system we are ready to bring amendments for the betterment of the province.
The delegation apprised the minister that they wanted to bring a local government system in collaboration with the European Union in Sindh and Balochistan which could improve the LG system .
Ghani said during the period of Musharraf city nazim had not the responsibility to lift garbage or cleanliness.
Minister under the present LG system inm Sindh Mayor has not this responsibility.
Minister said LG system of Karachi has been destroyed on political grounds .
He said now powers have been transferred at grass root level and health , education and taxation have been given to six DMCs of Karachi .
He said still Sindh government was ready to make amendments in the system for the betterment of the Sindh province.