MORE YOUTH TO CONTEST LOCAL GOVERNMENT POLLS

Increasing youth representation in LG institutions

 

Cabinet of Ministers granted policy approval for the proposal presented by the Minister of Youth Affairs to increase the youth representation in LG institutions.

Accordingly, the Provincial Council Elections Ordinance is to be amend by making provision for the appointment of youth with regard to not less than 25% of the number of members to be elected according to the first nomination paper and not less than 25% of the number of members to be elected according to the second nomination paper in such a way as to preserve women’s representation as per the existing provisions of the Provincial Council Elections Ordinance.