ISLAMABAD - All the four provinces on Friday consented to repealing Musharraf tailored Local Government (LG) system and now the Federal Ministry of Law and Justice would send summary to the President for the final approval. This was decided in the inter-provincial meeting, participated by all provincial ministers for law, local government and rural development (LG&RD). The meeting was presided over by Minister of State for Law Muhammad Afzal Sindhu. The meeting unanimously decided that the existing LG system should be repealed. After the meeting, Minister of State for Law Afzal Sindhu told the media that soon a summary would be sent to the President for abolishing the current LG system and transferring its powers to the provinces. The meeting, he added, reviewed all the legal aspects of abolishing the system. Afzal Sindhu also said that the provinces had the authority either to continue the system or dissolve by appointing administrators. He also said that the powers about local bodies system would be transferred to the provinces and the federal government would not interfere in the matter as LG was the provincial subject and it would be returned to them. According to the 1973 Constitution, the provinces were authorised to devise their own systems for running local bodies affairs, Sindhu added. Sources privy to the meeting told TheNation that the participants, during the meeting expressed strong reservations over the existing LG system, introduced in 2002 by Musharraf and demanded its immediate dissolution and appointment of administrators in place of Nazims. The sources said that the ministers termed the present local bodies system as continuation of dictatorship. It is pertinent to mention here that a meeting, held at Aiwan-e-Sadr on Thursday under the chair of President Asif Ali Zardari and also attended by the Prime Minister, had decided that Minister of State for Law and Justice Muhammad Afzal Sindhu would convene a meeting of the provincial law and local government and rural development ministers to firm up proposals for transferring the powers of the Provincial Local governments Acts (PLGA) to the respective provincial assemblies. In the meeting the proposals, submitted by the provincial governments for the abolishment of the existing LG system and transferring the powers to the provincial governments had come under discussion. It had also been observed that the subject of LG system was purely a provincial matter and any amendments or changes in the PLGA had been the sole prerogative and responsibility of the provincial governments.