Like Delhi, Islamabad should have a mayor too: Gilani

Islamabad: The government plans to hold local bodies elections in Islamabad and the capital will then have a mayor like the one in New Delhi, said Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani.


Gilani on Monday said that the government was seriously considering elections to local bodies in the federal capital, and Islamabad will have a mayor after the polls.

"There should be mayor of Islamabad like in New Delhi, Dhaka and various other capitals of the world," Associated Press of Pakistan quoted Gilani as saying.

The prime minister he has already taken President Asif Ali Zardari into confidence and would also consult other political parties.


Updated Date: Apr 24, 2012 11:37 AM

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