Citizens meeting with Local Govt. Representatives

Transparency International Pakistan in collaboration with Research Education and Development Society (Reads) organized a meeting between citizens and local government representatives in District Bahawalpur. The session was arranged in the lawns of Best college. The participants included citizens, educationalists, political and social activists, media personnel and representative of TI Pakistan. Due to very hot weather, the session was scheduled in the evening. In the beginning, representative from TI Pakistan, Ashfaque Ahmed informed the participants about TI Pakistan and the objectives of the gathering. He stressed on the importance of social accountability. Local government representatives gave an overview about the performance and challenges faced by them. They appreciated the efforts of social accountability undertaken by TI Pakistan. An interactive discussion took place between the citizens and the local government. The citizens asked questions about water supply, sewerage, and solid waste management. The event was covered by the Pakistan Television network.

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