The appellant has requested the correspondence of the Ministry with National Assembly and Trading Corporation of Pakistan (TCP) regarding National Assembly Question No. 49 moved by Mr. Lal Chand, MNA in the year 2013, reply along with its annexures from TCP, reply along with its annexures from Ministry, Ministry of Commerce Office Memorandum No. 2(5)/2011-Admin-VI, dated 25-10-2011, Minutes of meeting chaired by Senior Minister for Commerce on 25-10-2011 regarding regularization of services of contract employees, Implementation report received from Trading Corporation of Pakistan in response to Ministry’s OM No. 2(5)/2011-Admin-VI, dated 25-10-2011 and other relevant record/material incidental thereto.
Commission’s view is that the respondent has not claimed exemption against the desired information in the reply or during the course of arguments. The correspondence of the Ministry with the organizations, minutes of meeting that has been finalized and implementation report are required to be published including uploading over the website of the organization as mandated in section 5 of the Act.
The Deputy Secretary (C&Lit), Ministry of Commerce and Textile / Focal Person is directed to provide the appellant all the information/record mentioned in his application forthwith but not later than seven days of the receipt of this order.