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Q: Nazim System in pakistan ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: Nazim System in pakistan
Category: Relationships and Society > Government
Asked by: fahood-ga
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Posted: 16 Nov 2005 01:58 PST
Expires: 16 Dec 2005 01:58 PST
Question ID: 593637
The Nazim System (pakistan) how does it work, how did it come into
being and what are the resultes for the latest elections?
Subject: Re: Nazim System in pakistan
Answered By: answerfinder-ga on 16 Nov 2005 03:08 PST
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Dear fahood-ga,

The Nazim system was introduced under the Local Government Ordinance, 2001.

You can find detailed information on the system at the National
Reconstruction Bureau.

?The provincial governments promulgated the Local Government
Ordinance, 2001 in their respective provinces to install a new
integrated Local Government System with effect from 14th August 2001
to function within the provincial framework and adhere to the Federal
and Provincial laws...?

On the right is a link to a 177 page pdf which sets out the Local
Government Ordinance, 2001.

I have not explored them, but it appears there may be several links to
information on local government which also may be of interest.

Click on the link ?Local Government Elections? and this will provide
some information on the 2005 elections.

The Election Commission of Pakistan has detailed information on the 2005 elections.

Click on LG Election 2005 on the left for additional information.

Additional sources:
Historical background of local government in Pakistan
International Crisis Group
'Devolution in Pakistan: Reform or Regression? '

I hope this answers your question. If it does not, or the answer is
unclear, then please ask for clarification of this research before
rating the answer. I shall respond to the clarification request as
soon as I receive it.
Thank you

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Request for Answer Clarification by fahood-ga on 20 Nov 2005 10:12 PST
How musharraf came into power ?

why was the nazim system born in the frist place ?

thanks fahood

Clarification of Answer by answerfinder-ga on 21 Nov 2005 00:53 PST
Dear fahood-ga,

Thank you for clarification request.

Q. why was the nazim system born in the first place ? 

A. To improve local government in Pakistan.

As a source I gave you before stated,
?The present government of Pakistan, sensing the obvious short comings
of local government system under Ordinance of 1979 and putting the
country on the road of democracy came up with a new local government

The Decentralization Support Programme tells us that local government
suffered the following:

?lacked democracy and accountability at the local level.. 
..little reference to local needs and priorities.. 
..civil servants were not answerable to the public.. 
..Lack of checks and balances left the system open to abuse..?

You may also find this of interest.

United Nations paper on Pakistan UNECAP

Q. How musharraf came into power ? 

A. This is a question beyond the boundaries of your initial question.
However, General Pervez Musharraf came to power following a bloodless
coup in 1999. These web sites will give you some assistance.

Hope this helps.

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