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Issue No: 163 E – Alert Issue Date: 29-06-2018

Right to information from the State key in the war on graft
Daily Nation
The order makes it possible for citizens to access information on tenders, who was awarded the tenders, identity..

Scottish Government takes longer to reply to Freedom of Information requests from journalists
Press Gazette
The Commissioner found: “It is an important principle of FOI law that, in most cases, it should not matter who asks for information..

Free press key to democracy
New Era
Freedom of expression is important for democracy, because it enables the public to participate in making decisions based on the free flow of information

Malawi: MHRC Gives Govt Up to July to Operationalise Access to Information Law
Nayasa Times
The ATI law compliments a right that is guaranteed to Malawians under the constitution so it is a very critical piece of legislation..

DoPT Refuses To Disclose Details on RTI Amendments…
Live Law
In response to an RTI application, the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) has confirmed that amendments to the Right to Information Act, 2005…

We need to have the RTI Bill Passed – CHRAJ Director
The passage of the bill into law he said will be a means to strengthen the country’s fight against corruption..

Civil justice: Pakistan listed at 107 among 113 countries
The News International
The factor measuring civil justice assesses whether ordinary people can resolve their grievances peacefully and effectively..

Malaysia remains committed to fair trade: Guan Eng
The Strait News
Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said it was only through the aforementioned values that the government can ensure a stable environment for trade and e-commerce to thrive..

Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) Develops Over 180 Official Websites
Urdu Point
Total number of hits on School department is 400,151,495, Punjab Portal has 385,526,577, Punjab Examination Commission has 377,935,674…

Transparency and Right to Information Program
Centre for Peace and Development Initiatives, Pakistan (CPDI-Pakistan)
Tel: +92 (0) 51-8312794, 8312795