The Respondent is directed to provide the requested information to the Appellant, with intimation to this office, at the earliest, but in any case, not later than 10 working days of the receipt of this Order.
“1. List of successful candidates called for interview showing their Roll No, Marks & Qualifications.
- List of candidates appeared for interview and their marks.
- Final Merit list of successful candidates”.
This commission is of the view that the only locus standi required under the Right of Access to Information Act 2017 for seeking information from a public body is to be citizen of Pakistan which the Appellant has already established. The disqualification of the Appellant on the basis of less accumulative marks does not disqualify him from seeking information about the marks obtained by other successful candidates. In fact, the disclosure of the requested information about the marks obtained by the successful candidates would shed light on the level of transparency adopted in the entire recruitment process and hence help achieve stated objectives of the Act enunciated in its Preamble. which are as under: