Meeting with Parliamentarian: Chaudhary Nadeem Abbas Arbera (MNA Okara), 20 October 2017

Transparency International Pakistan representative along with President Sudhar Development Authority (SDO) and Mr. Younus of Anjuman e Mazarian Punjab scheduled a meeting with Chaudhary Nadeem Abbas Arbera who is an MNA from Okara district. The meeting was organized in City District Hall with the objectives to lobby increased civil society space; discussing their problems and to implementation on RTI laws. Mr. Abbas told that the new Federal RTI bill which was recently approved in the National Assembly is very strong and empowers citizens. He was of the view that the government does not want to hold any public information and is making them available for the public. The TI Pakistan representative told him about the working of TI Pakistan in the last two years and the ongoing CRC survey on education in district Okara. The parliamentarian appreciated the work and offered his full support.

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