1st divisional meeting on Using Right to Information to Ensure Transparency and Accountability in Public Institutions
Date: 15 May 2012
1st Dhaka Divisional Meeting on Â“Using Right to Information to Ensure Transparency and Accountability in Public InstitutionsÂ” was organized by BEI on 15th May 2012 at the Information Commission Bangladesh, Dhaka. A total of 24 participants attended the meeting and out of that 15 were government officials including representatives from OCAG, IC and ACC. The objective of the was to facilitate greater coordination between the OCAG, ACC and Information Commission Bangladesh at the sub national level to promote greater transparency and accountability.Ambassador (Retd.) Muhammad Zamir, Chief Information Commissioner, Information Commission Bangladesh was present as the Chief Guest. Ambassador (Rtd.) Farooq Sobhan, President, BEI, Secretary (Retd.) M.A.Taher, Information Commissioner, Information Commission Bangladesh; Dr. Sadeka Halim, Information Commissioner, Information Commission Bangladesh, Md. Farhad Hossain, Secretary, Information Commission; Mr. Md. Iqbal Hossain, Deputy Comptroller and Auditor General Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of Bangladesh (OCAG) and Farrukh Ahmad, Director General, ACC were also present in the meeting.