Cabinet body gives nod to LG transition plan

Huddle discusses 13 agenda items of various departments

Our Correspondent October 02, 2021
Basharat Raja. PHOTO: FILE


Cabinet Committee on Legislative Business on Friday okayed Local Department transition plan from Punjab Local Government (PLG) Act 2019 to PLG Act 2013 in light of the judgement passed by the Supreme Court.

During the 72nd meeting of the cabinet body on law held at the Civil Secretariat under the chairpersonship of Punjab Minister for Law and Cooperatives Raja Basharat, a total of 13 agenda items of various departments were considered.

The committee permitted for preparation of rules and regulations for leasing out government land for corporate farming in the province under CPEC.

Read Fawad admits delay in LG polls PTI’s biggest failure

The energy department was allowed under the Federal Renewable Energy Policy 2020 to send future projects of 6,645 MW in Punjab to the Federal Steering Committee for approval. The committee approved the name of Haroon Akbar for the post of chairperson of Lahore Transport Company.

Agreeing with the nomination of Mujahid Pervez Chatha and Noman Ansari for the Board of Directors of Punjab Thermal Power Company, the proposal to reconstitute the Board of Governors of the Punjab Public Library was also approved.

The body referred the proposal of mortgaging the project land of the Quaid-e-Azam Thermal Company to the sub-committee for consideration.

Published in The Express Tribune, October 2nd, 2021.


Replying to X

Comments are moderated and generally will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive.

For more information, please see our Comments FAQ