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Training on RTI Act-2009 in Gaibandha from April 18

GAIBANDHA, April 16, 2017 (BSS) - A-day long training on Right to Information (RTI) Act 2009 will be held in each of the seven upazila headquarters of the district from April 18 to April 20.

Information Commission is arranging the training for the upazila level officials, public representatives, teachers, and journalists in cooperation with district and upazila administrations, office sources said.

Training would be held at Sadar and Sadullapur upazilas on April 18, at Fulchhari, Shaghata and Sundarganj upazilas on April 19 and at Palashbari and Gobindaganj upazilas on April 20, said assistant commissioner of District Collectorate Building Salma Khatun.

Commissioner of Information Commission Nepal Chandra Sarker, director (Training) of the commission Bhuiyan M. Ataur Rahman and retired joint secretary M. Abul Hossain would conduct the training separately as resource persons, she also said.

District trainers on RTI Act-2009 nominated by Information Commission Sarker M. Shahiduzzman and Sabiha Akter Lucky would also accompany the resources persons of the commission, she added.

Talking to BSS, Deputy Commissioner M. Abdus Samad said mass briefing session on the RTI Act-2009 would also be held in Sadar, Sadullapur, Fulchhari, Shaghata and Sundarganj upazila on April 17 and in Palashbari and Gobindaganj upazilas on April 18 side by side with training programme.

Necessary measures had been taken by the administration so that at least 250 people from all walks of life could participate in the mass briefing sessions each, the DC added.