Fact Sheet: Local Government in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa

Publication Date: 
24 Jun 2013

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The local government system in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) has a rural-urban divide; separate institutions have been designed for rural and urban populations of the province. Local elections in KPK for District Councils and Tehsil Councils will be held on party-basis. However, the Village Councils and Neighborhood Councils are multimember wards, and election of these members will be held on non-party basis.