Secretary Information visits KP Information Commission

Staff Reporter

PESHAWAR: Secretary Information and Public Relations Department Arshad Khan on Thursday visited the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Commission, where he was briefed by the Chief Information Commissioner Sajid Khan Jadoon and Commissioner-II Riaz Khan Daudzai.

Secretary Arshad Khan was updated about the Commission’s functions, achievements and other important matters. He was informed that at present the Commission had signed MoUs with GIZ, World Bank and other social and development sector organizations in improving service delivery, ensuring transparency and proper implementation of the law of right to information in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Chief Information Commissioner stated that the Commission in collaboration with World Bank would prepare and broadcast documentaries and radio messages and would publish advertisements in print media to make aware the masses about the benefits of the law of right to information, adding that three appellate offices of the Commission would be established in Swat, Abbottabad and D.I Khan. These offices would hear the complaints locally, instead of going to Peshawar head office.

Secretary Information and Public Relations expressed satisfaction over the performance of the Commission and said that the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Commission was of utmost importance to both the government and the public and to overcome the challenges, and all the available resources would be used for its betterment. Meanwhile, he also visited various sections of the Commission.

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