Mr. Wajahat Habibullah, Chief Information Commissioner, Central Information Commission of India visits Bangladesh


Event Name : Recent Events

Date : 17 March, 2008-18 March, 2008

Description :

On an invitation from the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh (GoB), Mr. Wajahat Habibullah, Chief Information Commissioner (CIC), Central Information Commission of India, will be visiting Bangladesh from March 17, 2008 – March 20, 2008. The Bangladesh Enterprise Institute (BEI) is facilitating the visit, in close collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, GoB and the High Commission of India.

BEI has initiated the visit the CIC of India to complement the current initiatives undertaken by GoB and a group of NGOs/Civil Society Organizations led by Manusher Jonno Foundation to enact law on Right to Information. The Ministry of Information has formed an eight-member Drafting Committee, chaired by Mr. Kamal Uddin Ahmed, Joint Secretary (Development). The committee also includes officials from the Ministry of Information, Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs and Manusher Jonno Foundation.

During his to Bangladesh the CIC will be meeting the members of the Drafting Committee and relevant stakeholders to share his views and his experiences in implementing the RTI Act in India, and how it has improved access to information for citizens of India.

For further information, please contact Ms. Sherina Tabassum, Project Director and Communications Manager at BEI.

Posted Date : 3 March, 2012