PESHAWAR - Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Governor, Barrister Masood Kausar has said that besides other reforms and development projects in Fata, sports and culture should be given priority. This he said while presiding over a high level meeting held for regularisation of Local Government Drafts 2012 for Fata at Governor’s House Peshawar on Tuesday. The governor was briefed about the draft prepared for local government in Fata. It was stated that there would be Municipal Council headed by a chairman and a vice chairman. The chairman would preside over the meetings of the council. It consists of better managed clean towns known as urban hubs. It was stated that the Local Government system would be established on the basis of adult franchise based on the principle of one-man, one-vote for a term of four years. It was stated that the Municipal Council would perform compulsory functions like water supply, food & drink etc and optional functions like public health, social welfare etc. According to the draft, finance includes public funds, which consists of all grants and taxes and Special Funds to be utilized for special proposes on the direction of the governor. It was sated that property tax and other taxes, fees, cesses etc would be imposed with the approval of council. According to the draft, the governor shall notify rules for offences, prosecution and punishment for offences and shall specify.The governor said they wanted to devolve democratic powers to the gross root level to provide easy access to the people to express their grievances and convey their issues to the government for their solutions.Meanwhile, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Governor, Barrister Masood Kausar has expressed his heartfelt condolence and sorrow over the sad demise of the father of MPA from Swat Dr Haider Ali Khan.In his condolence message sent in the name of Dr. Haider Ali Khan on Monday, the Governor while expressing his deep sympathies with him and other members of the bereaved family has prayed for the eternal peace of the departed soul and courage to them to bear the irreparable loss with patience.