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‘Despite flaws, Sindh FOI ‘Despite flaws, Sindh FOI law can still empower citizens’law can still empower citizens’

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Karachi Despites its inherent flaws, the provincial right to information law — if used — has the potential to empower citizens to a much higher degree and help improve on the current transparency and accountability levels in governance and all other related matters. The reason this law could bring about a possible change is that […]

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Informed citizenry: ‘Learn to use your right to information to better Pakistan’

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KARACHI: For a nation to progress, what is most important is accountability – something that is impossible to achieve in the absence of information. For, without accountability, a country cannot hope to develop its state infrastructure. The Sindh Freedom of Information Act, 2006, provides citizens with the opportunity to question and hold accountable bureaucrats and […]

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Right to information

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RECENTLY, I attended a workshop organised by Shehri, a Karachi-based NGO. The workshop was about the ‘Right to Information and Freedom of Information’ . We were informed that a common citizen is empowered to access all information held by the government (except for the sensitive one) through Article 19A of the Constitution of Pakistan. The […]

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