The Public Information Officer, Pakistan Railways is directed to provide “Details of development work/project if done any, at Haveli Wasawewala Railway Station, Haveli Lakha, District Okara during the last 7 years (from 2013 to 2020) whether executed fully or currently being executed, including title of the project, date of commencement, current status and total cost of the project.”
The fact that requested information is not available in public domain and that the citizen has exercised the right of access to information also highlights that the citizens want to have improved access to records held by public bodies for following purposes enunciated in the Preamble of the Act:
Making government more accountable to citizens’;
Greater level of participation of citizens in the affairs of the government’;
‘Reducing corruption and inefficiency’;
Promoting sound economic growth’; and
Promoting good governance and respect for human rights.