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PU PSC organizes lecture on local government
PU PSC organizes lecture on local government

LAHORE: (Tuesday, May 16, 2023): Punjab University Pakistan Study, Forum of Federation (FoF) in collaboration with GIZ PLG organized a consultative session on local Governance / Government on ‘Roles and Function of Local Government’ with the support to youth participation and local governance project. On this occasion, Director PSC Prof Dr Naumana Kiran, Associate Professor Dr Amjad Abbas Khan Magsi, faculty members and students were present while FoF Coordinator Abru Haider was addressed online. Dr Naumana welcomed the participants and hoped that the consultation will bring pragmatic policy inputs from the youth. She said that this project took an innovative and practical approach to democratic governance education-supporting local youth-led problem solving in provinces of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The speakers were of the view that the youth participation in local government is important for the rights of people and focus on the development system of the welfare state. They stressed the need to enhance the youth participation and said that it is very clear to make opportunities for youth to engage with local government in decision making process with elected members. The students appreciated the activity which aimed to create avenues for the youth to address their needs, capacity building and create more opportunities for them especially related to Local Government.