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  • In KP: Who needs a Right to Information Act if it prevents access to information?

    In February 2015, Peshawar journalist Aziz Buneri submitted a request to the KP's Right to Information Commission (RTIC) to access information on budget expenditure in Rescue 1122...

    Under the Right to Information Act (RTI) Act, which was passed by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly in October 2013 to better facilitate citizens’ access to public documents and records, Buneri should have received the relevant data within 20 days of...

  • Federal information commission to ensure implementation of Right to Information Act: Chaudhry

    Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Monday formally notified the Federal Information Commission with an aim to expedite the implementation of the Right to Information (RTI) Act across the country...

    Speaking to the media in Islamabad, Chaudhry said that if departments failed to provide information sought from them under the law, citizens can approach the commission, which will ensure that the requested data is released within a...

  • Provinces announce easing lockdown even as Pakistan witnesses record rise in coronavirus cases

    The premier, who had announced the decision after a meeting of the National Coordination Committee (NCC) attended by the chief ministers of the four provinces, had acknowledged that the lockdown was being eased "at a time when our curve is going up" but maintained that "it is not edging up as we were expecting...

    ”The trend continued on Friday, with the country recording 1,807 cases of Covid-19 from the three provinces of Punjab,...

  • More information needed to expedite Lakhvi trial, Pakistan tells India

    ISLAMABAD: Adviser to PM on Foreign Affairs and National Security Sartaj Aziz said Monday that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had told his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi during their meeting in Ufa, Russia that more information is required to conclude the Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi trial — the alleged mastermind 26/11 Mumbai attacks...

    Speaking to media representatives in the federal capital, Sartaj said that the reference to 'additional...

  • Pakistan, Switzerland to sign agreement for bank account information exchange: Dar

    Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Wednesday told the National Assembly that Pakistan will sign an agreement with Switzerland on exchange of information regarding bank accounts on March 21...

    "The Swiss government offered to sign such an agreement with Pakistan in the third quarter of the current month that will enable us to exchange information on tax-evaded money," Dar said in a policy statement...

  • Provinces’ support sought for water pricing mechanism

    ISLAMABAD: The federal government and its agencies sought on Thursday support of the provinces to introduce a proper pricing mechanism for all kinds of water uses as a policy instrument to fill the demand-supply gap in water infrastructure and supplies...

    He said Pakistan’s water crisis was much bigger than energy crisis and it required greater attention by all...

  • Provinces ‘ignore’ Centre’s proposed amendments to LG laws

    Federal minister and convener of a sub-committee of the parliamentary committee on electoral reforms, Zahid Hamid, told reporters after a board meeting here on Tuesday that the provinces have not yet responded to the proposed amendments despite repeated reminders...

    He added that the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has been asked to once again seek response from the provinces...

  • Provinces drive deficit out of hand

    Financially devolved and powerful provinces have started to drive the country’s fiscal deficit out of hand...

    The provinces had promised to take effective steps to help raise the tax-to-GDP ratio to 15 per cent in five years under the 7th National Finance Commission (NFC) award...

  • Provinces oppose the way Centre divides gas firms

    While the provinces generally agree on the need to reform the gas sector in view of rising shortfalls, they unanimously oppose the reforms in the manner proposed by the federal government...

    Punjab needs to have secure sources of gas supply even though it has negligible indigenous production and wants to retain existing supplies flowing from other provinces while also looking to bank on expensive imports at the cost of its industrial...

  • Diverting gas from Sindh to other provinces 'unconstitutional', says CM Shah

    Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Thursday termed the diversion of gas produced in Sindh to other provinces as unconstitutional and said it incurred heavy financial losses to the province...

    Presiding over a session convened to prepare for the meeting of Council of Common Interests, which will be held in Islamabad on Friday, the chief minister said that out of the 2,800 million cubic feet per day (MCFD) gas produced by...

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