Islamabad: A Senate subcommittee has suggested to set up a local government (LG) board for the early resolution of a dispute between the Capital Development Authority (CDA) and the Metropolitan Corporation (MCI), a news source reported.
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Committee head Senator Mian Mohammad Ateeq Sheikh recently presented a list of recommendations to the Senate Standing Committee on Interior. The report also called for handing over 15 CDA departments to the MCI.
The Islamabad chief commissioner will head the proposed local government board, which will mainly deal with administrative and service matters. It will also be responsible for setting up pension funds for employees.
The Local Government Act of 2015 calls for handing over control of 37 CDA departments to MCI. So far, the authorities concerned have devolved 22 departments. The control of remaining 15 departments is yet to be handed over to the MCI.
Moreover, the report called for solving the issues of CDA employees in accordance with the law and legal rights. These individuals are currently performing their duties under the administrative control of the MCI.