Punjab Seeks Comment on New Version of RTI Bill

13 August 2013

The Government of Punjab, a state in Pakistan, has requested public comment on “The Punjab Freedom of Information Act 2013.”

The draft was issued Aug. 7 and  is available here and here. It has been approved in principle by the Cabinet.  Public comments were requested within 15 days to dgprmh@gmail.com.

In the state of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the government is expected to announce a  bill soon, according to an article by Umar Cheema in The News.

“It is a good omen to see this healthy competition,” Zahid Abdullah, coordinator of a Coalition of  RTI, was quoted as saying.

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