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Viewpoint 57: Freedom of information—oxygen of democracy; October 12, 2009


October 12, 2009: A viewpoint titled ‘Freedom of information—oxygen of democracy’ by Sania Nishtar has been published in The News International. Full text is accessible at Viewpoints
The comment is a review of Pakistan’s legislative framework regarding freedom of information. It underscores the importance of updating Pakistan’s existing 2002 FoI Ordinance in order to improve access to information and disclosure, which can enable public discourse in larger national interest on issues of governance.