Freedom of Information

Briefing Session for Parliamentarians and Parliamentary Staff


Publication No: RTI-003

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The proceedings of the briefing on Freedom of Information for Parliamentarians and Parliamentary staff carry information that was shared with Parliamentarians and Parliamentary staff 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 today. These proceedings carry accounts of presentations and speeches by Syed Anwar Mehmood, Federal Secretary for Information & Broadcasting who outlined the major features of the Freedom of Information Ordinance in Pakistan as well as Ms. Sherry Rehman, MNA, Mr. M. Ziauddin, President SAFMA and Mr. Mujib-ur-Rehman Shami, Former President CPNE who articulated their views, and their reservations, on it suggesting various amendments in the Ordinance.