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Media’s role vital for rule of law reforms: PILDAT experts

Pakistan Press Foundation

Karachi: The media’s role is vital for bringing about rule of law reforms. This observation was made by experts of the Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency (PILDAT) at a dialogue with media persons on rule of law reforms on Friday. Criminal justice and legal experts said immediate reforms were needed in Pakistan, especially […]

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PM forms panel to clear RTI draft law

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ISLAMABAD: If the government is to be believed this time, the federal Right to Information (RTI) law is soon becoming a reality, as the prime minister has formed a committee to clear the draft law without approval of the cabinet. Minister for Information Pervez Rashid told The News that a five-member committee of PML-N lawmakers […]

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Punjab, Balochistan not sharing information of public interest: PILDAT

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ISLAMABAD – A prominent advocate of Right to Information (RTI) law yesterday complained that provinces of Punjab and Balochistan were not cooperating in sharing information of vital public importance. Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency (PILDAT), an independent think tank focusing on democracy, governance and public policy said that the two provinces had been […]

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‘Right to Information bill in Sindh is a ray of hope’

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KARACHI: Appreciating the status of the Right to Information (RTI) law in Punjab and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P), the Pakistan Muslim League – Functional (PML-F) MPA Mahtab Akbar Rashdi said that the bill in Sindh is a ray of hope and no one should be exempt from it. She was speaking at a briefing organised by the […]

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