Local Government Legislative Model for Pakistan- Lets compare the Texas model

By Syed Aman Texas municipal model offers important guidance Before we discuss the Texas model, one immediate criticism (rightfully so) is that Texas is not like Pakistan and why would…

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Local Governance Models for Pakistan: lets explore two options with no political affiliation

By Syed Aman Strong Mayor-Council form of Governance There are a range of models for local governance. Two important models that are common in the United States may be considered…

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How provinces can help local governments in Pakistan!

By Syed Aman Establish an “office of local governance assistance” (OLGA) Provinces are empowered as per Pakistan constitution to implement local governance. There are two key areas where provinces can…

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Why provincial governments are in-efficient in Pakistan

By Syed Aman Historic trend Historically, a major roadblock in development in Pakistan has been the involvement of provincial governments in running local governments or meddling in the operations of…

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Local Governance-Vital for Pakistan’s future

By Syed Aman Lack of organized local governance remains to be a critical issue in Pakistan. The 18th Amendment in the constitution (passed in 2010) specifically requires that all four…

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