National Forum of Information Commissioners launched

PESHAWAR: The Centre for Peace and Development Initiatives (CPDI) has laid the foundation of the first-ever National Forum of Information Commissioners (NFIC) in Pakistan. A press release said the forum consists of all in-service information commissioners from federal, KP, Punjab Continue reading National Forum of Information Commissioners launched

MPs given Rs73m for medical treatment from Jan 2017 to March 2019

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly Secretariat spent Rs73.13 million for the treatment of MNAs from January 2017 till March 2019. The PML-N and PTI, both the ruling parties, preferred their own party members while reimbursing their medical bills, reveals the data Continue reading MPs given Rs73m for medical treatment from Jan 2017 to March 2019

FBR directed to provide information under Right of Access to Information Act 2017

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Information Commission (FIC) has directed the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to provide the information requested by a citizen under Right of Access to Information Act 2017 as the revenue board has failed to give any cogent Continue reading FBR directed to provide information under Right of Access to Information Act 2017

CPDI stressed effective legislation on RTI law in Balochistan

QUETTA:  Centre for Peace and Development Initiatives (CPDI) has urged the Balochistan government to make amendments in RTI act, 2005 in the light of international best practices.The amendments shall aim to promote transparency, openness and maximum disclosure of information; like Continue reading CPDI stressed effective legislation on RTI law in Balochistan