New Local Government System: A Step Towards Community Empowerment?

@article{Anjum2001NewLG,
  title={New Local Government System: A Step Towards Community Empowerment?},
  author={Zulqarnain Hussain Anjum},
  journal={The Pakistan Development Review},
  year={2001},
  volume={40},
  pages={845-867}
}
Failure of the central/provincial governments to adequately capture local preferences and provide basic services strengthened the case for a new local government system for delivery of public services along with the authority to impose fees, taxes, user charges, etc. to finance these services. The new System aims at transferring political, administrative and fiscal powers1 from higher tiers of the government to lower tiers (Figure 1) in order to bring governments closer to common citizens for… Expand

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