As far as the requested information “Please provide a list of all gifts received by government/ Public functionaries from foreign states, dignitaries and others reported to the Toshakhana of the Cabinet Division since August 2018”, is concerned, this commission holds that this information not only be disclosed, the list should be made available on the web site of the Respondent.
So far as the requested information “Please indicate whether and how the said gifts have been disposed of under the procedure for the Acceptance and Disposal of Gifts laid down in Office Memorandum No.8/5/2017. TK dated 18th December, 2018 of the Cabinet Secretariat” is concerned, this commission also holds that the requested information should not only be disclosed to the Appellant, it should also be made available on the web site of the Respondent.
This commission is of the view that although the Respondent has filed petition in Islamabad High Court against the Order of the commission in Appeal No. 810-12/20 Rana Abrar Khalid VS Cabinet Division, the Honourable Islamabad High Court has not issued stay Order on the Order of the commission. As such, it is statutory duty of this commission to decide the instant appeal based on available record.