The appellant being a citizen of Pakistan is asking for the information and record pertaining to the visit of the Prime Minister along with the delegation to Saudi Arabia held on 28th to 30thApril, 2022. He has requested for the provision of the complete list of individuals who accompanied the Prime Minister as a part of his entourage and a complete list of those sent as advance party to cover / facilitate the visit including the individuals i.e. politicians, staff, family, friends, relatives, media, security, valets, drivers etc, and also those who joined from various locations such as Doha and London. The appellant is further desirous to know whether the tickets and hotel expenses were paid by the government of Pakistan, or by the individuals themselves.
This Commission allowed the appeal and directed the Secretary/Public Information Officer, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Islamabad to furnish the appellant all the requested information, forthwith, but in any case not later than seven days of the receipt of this order.