Amber Alibhai, the general secretary of Shehri, informed the participants about the necessity of proactive disclosure of information
under Article 6(1) of the Sindh Transparency and Right to Information Act 2016, as well as the right to access of information being a fundamental universal right necessary for economic empowerment and the fulfilment of other human rights.
The amendments aim to promote transparency, openness and maximum disclosure of information
; like RTI laws applicable in KP, Punjab and Sindh province.
Amber Alibhai, the general secretary of Shehri-CBE, informed the participants about the necessity of proactive disclosure of information
under Article 6(1) of Sindh Transparency and Right to Information Act 2016, adding that the right to access information was a fundamental universal right, necessary for economic empowerment and the fulfillment of other human rights.
'Take note that Section 44 of the Corruption and Economic Crime Act (CECA) of 1994 prohibits disclosure of information
about who is being investigated whilst investigations are still ongoing,' he said.
The amendments shall aim to promote transparency, openness and maximum disclosure of information
; like RTI laws applicable in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab and Sindh, a press release Friday said.
The Royal Securities Exchange of Bhutan Limited(RSEBL) would strictly monitor compliance todisclosure of information by listed companies.As mandated by section 5.23 of the listing rule,RSEBL notified on Thursday through its Facebookpage that it would strictly monitor the complianceto disclosure of information
and non-compliancewould lead to penalty or even suspension of tradingof securities in the secondary market.This notification comes in the wake of untimelysubmission of information to RSEBL bythe listed companies, with most producinginformation only on RSEBL's repeated follow- up.
Alakbarov noted that the disclosure of information
about owners is very important for the country's tax authorities.
He stated that proactive disclosure of the supply and demand-side data training seeks to, among others, enhance the disclosure of information
and promote transparency, accountability and good governance.
He said 'Section 6 of Sindh Transparency and Right to Information Act 2016 deals with the proactive disclosure of information
such as functions of public body, perks and privileges of employees, budget and expenditure, details about subsidy and grants etc.
2 mandates full public disclosure of information
in all offices under the executive branch, except those falling under any of the exceptions enshrined in the Constitution, existing law or jurisprudence.
2 in July 2016 mandating the full public disclosure of information
in offices under the Executive Branch.
Ano explained that with the disclosure of information
concerning the undertakings of the local government, a potent check and balance system can be established, hence, empowering the people and promoting participatory governance.