Punjab Issues Ordinance on Right to Information

4 October 2013

The state of Punjab in Pakistan has decreed a right to information law.

The “Punjab Transparency and Right to Information Ordinance 2013” (text) has been introduced as an ordinance, making it valid for 120 days.

After that it lapses unless approved by the provincial assembly.

“Great development here and we are very excited!!,” commented Zahid Abdullah, the Program Manager for Transparency and Right to Information at the Centre for Peace and Development Initiative.

 

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