Participatory federalism: Call for strengthening governance at provincial, local levels

26 September,2013-ISLAMABAD: After years of struggle, Pakistan seems to be getting the hang of democracy and federalism. But more efforts are required to strengthen governance at the provincial and local levels, parliamentarians, academics and politicians said at the opening ceremony of a three-day international conference on Wednesday.

The conference on “Participatory Federalism and Decentralisations: From Framework to Functionality,” was organised by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).