Freedom of Information

Briefing Paper for Pakistani Parliamentarians


Publication No: RTI-002

Rs 3,000  

Right to information is a practical solution to the all too evident systematic governance problems that beset most developing countries today. An information sharing regime guaranteed by law is the practical answer to a deeper democracy and people-centered development. The paper aims to cover the ambit of the Freedom of Information in Pakistan and its associated ordinances and laws. The purpose of this briefing paper is to orient Parliamentarians on the Issue of freedom of Information in Pakistan, details about the current ordinances dealing with freedom of information and media and how media, civil society and experts on the issue view the situation as it prevails in the country.