KP Govt to hold LB under biometrics system: Shireen Mazari

ISLAMABAD: Information secretary of PTI, Shireen Mazari has said that KP will be the first province to hold local bodies elections under biometrics system.
Talking to a private news channel, PTI leader said that before elections Imran khan had announced that local bodies’ elections would be held within 90 days and we shall stick to that promise.
To a question she said that it is a common understanding between all the provinces that local bodies’ elections are to be held.
Mazari said that elections of the local bodies are must but it is up to the provinces to decide that how and when they are to be held.
She added that it is a political issue that comes under the jurisdiction of the provinces.
She said that no issue is left regarding local bodies elections but her party is not in hurry as these are to be held under biometrics system.
“Intense deliberations are continuing in this regard, however, LB elections will be held by the end of the current year in KPK”, she assured.