Establishment Division directed to share details of the action taken against officers who are not submitting assets declaration regularly with citizen.

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Information Commission has directed the Establishment Division to share the details of the action taken against officers who are not submitting their assets declaration regularly within ten working days with a citizen. In pursuance of an appeal filed by a citizen Nadeem Umer – a local resident – the commission has issued a…

COMSAT University is directed to shared copies of admission in B-Architecture Fall 2020 semester with a citizen

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Information Commission has directed the Comsats University to share the copies of drawing test along with the number obtained by each candidate who took the test for admission in B-Architecture Fall 2020 semester with a citizen within ten working days. The commission in a verdict observed that Students enrolled in public universities get…

Citizens not required to provide reasons for seeking information from the government departments: PIC

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Information Commission has held that citizens in no case are required to provide reasons for seeking information from the government departments under the Right of Access to Information Act. In a verdict, PIC in pursuance of an appeal of Zeenat Bibi, a local resident, has directed that Islamabad Wildlife Management Board, to…

PIC directs Cabinet Division to public details about gifts retained by PM Imran Khan from Tosha Khana.

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Information Commission has directed Cabinet Division to share details with the complainant about the gifts retained by the Prime Minister Imran Khan within 10 working days. The Pakistan Information Commission (PIC), through a verdict, has also directed the Cabinet Division to share the same information on the website under the Section 5…

CAA directed to share information about passengers’ rights through websites, public address system and airline counters

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Information Commission has directed Civil Aviation Authority to prominently display passengers’ right’s at airports, airlines counters and on websites. According to details, on an appeal of a citizen the commission has issued a detailed verdict and directed the Civil Aviation Authority to ensure information about the rights of passengers is prominently displayed at…

Cabinet Division directed to provide all records conferring civil award to a citizen

Islamabad, August06, 2020: The Pakistan Information Commission (PIC) has observed that the availability of the certified information about the civil awards in public domain will make the entire process about the conferment of these awards open and transparent, and will contribute to reducing trust-deficit between citizens and public institutions. In an order, issued on Friday,…

Show Cause notice issued to Department of Stationery and Forms for not providing copies of gazettes through email to a citizen

Islamabad, July 29, 2020: Pakistan Information Commission on Wednesday issued Show Cause notice to the Department of Stationery and Forms for not implementing Order of the commission. The show cause notice was issued on an appeal of citizen Syed Muhammad Amin Gilani Department of Stationery & Form The citizen had sought information under the Right…

PIC directs Cabinet Division to provide reasons in writing for exempting information about gifts deposited in ‘Tosha Khana’

Islamabad, July 29, 2020: Pakistan Information Commission on Wednesday directed the cabinet division to submit recorded reasons for exempting the information about Tosha khana under Section 7 (f) of the Right of Access to Information Act 2017 before 27th August. The directions were issued through an interim order in an appeal of citizen Muhammad Waseem…