Transparency International Pakistan in collaboration with Centre for Advocacy, Research & Democracy organized a workshop in Hyderabad on Sindh Transparency and Right to Information Act 2017. A total of 34 participants attended the session.. Fourteen journalists from various local newspaper, radio, and TV participated in the workshop. Ashfaque Ahmed form TI Pakistan gave training on various aspects of the law and how one can use it to get information from public department. CARD’s President Mr. Kashif Siddique also highlighted the importance of RTI for reducing corruption. The participants actively participated in the workshop. In the end, TI Pakistan representative answered the questions raised by the participants.
In a breakout session, the participants presented various aspects of the RTI law such as Procedure for obtaining information, Role of Information Commission, Proactive Disclosure, Role of Public Information Officer etc.