Right to information: Call for new laws in Balochistan, Sindh

ISLAMABAD:  The governments of Balochistan and Sindh need to strengthen their Right to Information (RTI) laws, similar to the reforms brought in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) and Punjab. These views were expressed by participants at the concluding session of a two-day seminar Continue reading Right to information: Call for new laws in Balochistan, Sindh

Despite some improvements, K-P and Punjab govt websites still not complying with RTI laws

Despite some improvements, government departments in the Punjab and Khyber Pakhunkhwa (K-P) had by and large failed to abide by their own respective right to information laws, a report by digital rights group revealed. The report “State of Proactive Disclosure Continue reading Despite some improvements, K-P and Punjab govt websites still not complying with RTI laws

KP shifts ‘Schedule of Fees’ to public in violation of RTI Act

Civil society organisations have criticised the ‘Schedule of Fees for Hard Copies’, notified by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Commission saying that the commission has shifted the burden of postal costs from public bodies to citizens if the requested information is more Continue reading KP shifts ‘Schedule of Fees’ to public in violation of RTI Act