Governance Initiative


  • Urban Unit Team calls on Senior Minister LGCD Punjab


    Urban Unit’s senior team led by Chief Operation Officer Mr. Abid Hussainy called on Mr. Abdul Aleem Khan, Senior Minister for Local Government & Community Development Department, in his office. The COO briefed the minister about mandate and projects of the Unit. He also offered assistance in reforming the Local Government system and improving service delivery for implementation of projects in Solid Waste Management, Water & Sanitation, Industries, Environment Protection, Monitoring & Evaluation and Spatial Planning in Punjab.  

    Renowned Economist and Urban Unit's Advisor Dr. Salman Shah presented Punjab Spatial Strategy's progress. Dr. Kiran Farhan, Sr. Specialist SWM and Principal AlJazari Academy presented solid waste management plans for large cities in Punjab, she also proposed a plan for integrated waste management operations in Dera Ghazi Khan with budgetary details. The minister emphasized on the revenue generation plans for all waste management companies as well as metering of WASAs’ and sustainable tariff.