Mobile ALAC: Free Legal Advice Camp

23 February 2019 - Tehsil Shewa, District Swabi

Transparency International Pakistan in collaboration with Movement for Rural Development Organization (MRDO), organized a free legal advice camp in Tehsil Shewa, District Swabi. Advocate Muhammad Tayyab gave free legal advice to the complainants, while Khaista Rehman who was a Local Government officer also advised on complaints related to Local Government. Transparency International (TI) Pakistan representative Ashfaque Ahmed introduced TI Pakistan worked against corruption. He also briefed about the purpose of Mobile ALAC camp and gave examples of the complaints resolved successfully by TI Pakistan. Advocate Muhammad Tayyab addressed the complainants in local language (Pushto) and told them how they can engage with government departments to resolve their problems. Complainants who belonged to nearby villages arrived at the camp earlier. Their complaints were mostly against NADRA, WAPDA, education department and Local Government. The lawyer gave advices as well as referred complaints to TI Pakistan for further process. A total of 46 complaints were registered. All the complainants were male.

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