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Information Commission presents its annual report to the president

  • Published at 07:46 pm September 18th, 2020
Chief Information Commissioner Martuza Ahmed
A delegation led by Chief Information Commissioner Martuza Ahmed presents the Information Commission’s annual report for the year 2019 to President Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban on September 17, 2020 Courtesy

President Abdul Hamid was briefed on the commission’s overall activities during the meeting

A delegation led by Chief Information Commissioner Martuza Ahmed, on Thursday, presented the Information Commission’s annual report for the year 2019 to President Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban.

During the meeting, the chief information commissioner briefed the president on various aspects of the annual report and the overall activities of the commission, said a press release.

Martuza said the commission has been making continuous efforts to create public awareness about the Right to Information Act at the grassroots level. 

He continued: “District, upazila, and even union level government officials, people's representatives, and local dignitaries are conducting various programs to this end.

“Complaints about the right to information are being heard and settled virtually amid the coronavirus pandemic.” 

President Abdul Hamid said: “The Right to Information Act is an important tool to ensure transparency and accountability in government work.

“If the people are properly made aware of this law, it will be possible to prevent corruption at all levels of society and prevent wastage of government resources.”

The president expressed satisfaction over the overall activities of the Information Commission. He hoped that it would continue its efforts to ensure that the people exercise their rights through proper implementation of the Right to Information Act.

Secretary to the President's Office Sampad Barua, the president’s Military Secretary Major General SM Shamim-Uz-Zaman, Press Secretary Md Joynal Abedin, and information commissioners Suraiya Begum and Dr Abdul Malek were present at the meeting among others. 

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