Local authorities have their powers cut. Will it reduce corruption?

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The heads of regional departments and departments of education in Tajikistan will henceforth be appointed by the ministry, and not by the heads of cities and districts. Lawmakers argue it will root out corruption.


Parliament makes changes.


The lower house of the parliament of Tajikistan on October 1 supported the amendments proposed by the government of the country to the laws of the republic “On local government bodies” and “On education”.


According to the adopted amendments to the aforementioned laws, henceforth, the heads of education departments of regions, cities and districts of Tajikistan will be appointed by the Minister of Education and Science of the country, and not by the heads of local Hukumats.


Source: Asia Plus