Dhaka, Sunday, November 19, 2017

LATEST NEWS

National : *** PM seeks nation's vigilance to keep nation's pride upheld *** President asks govt officials to give priority to public welfare***   |   National : ** Primary, Ebtedayee terminal exams begin tomorrow*** AL Parliamentary party to meet on Nov 22 *** ICRC regional director for Asia and the Pacific due tomorrow *** Primary, Ebtedayee terminal exams begin tomorrow ***   |   International : ** Lebanon's Hariri leaves Riyadh for France after 'Saudi hostage' rumours **6.9-magnitude earthquake hits Tibet **   |   

CIC for ensuring free flow of information

DHAKA, July 17, 2017 (BSS)- Chief Information Commissioner Professor Md Golam Rahman today said if the free flow of information could be ensured, transparency and accountability would increase at all levels of the country.

"Corruption will be reduced and good governance would be established if we can ensure the free flow of information at all levels," he said while inaugurating a two-day training programme on Right To Information (RTI) Act 2009 for community radio broadcasters at RTI auditorium here.

Information Commission organized the training in association with Fredric Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF).

Programme Director of Global Access to Information Lora Naumann addressed the inaugural function. Commission Director Bhuiyan Md Ataur Rahman and Deputy Director Dr Md Abdul Hakim are conducting the training.

Golam Rahman said democracy would also be strengthened if the free flow of information can be ensured.

He also put emphasis on increasing awareness about RTI at grass root level.