Workshop on Sindh Transparency and Right to Information Act 2016 – District Nawabshah

July 23, 2019

Transparency International Pakistan organized a workshop on Sindh Transparency and Right to Information Act 2017 in Nawabshah. The program was organized in collaboration with National Disability and Development Forum. A total of 30 participants attended the session including four females. TI Pakistan representative Ashfaque Ahmed conducted the session and explained the need of access to information laws for accountability and anti-corruption efforts. The session included history of access to information laws, weaknesses of previous information laws, application and complaint procedure of Sindh Transparency and RTI Act, and the role of Information Commission. The participants also wrote RTI applications. The fruitful session was also attended by the five journalists and a Deputy Director of Social welfare. In the end, a Q&A session was also held. The session was also covered in local print media.

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