Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb has said that “The Right to Information Bill, 2016” has been passed by the Cabinet and will be introduced in the National Assembly during the current session.

She was speaking on the Bill introduced by Kamil Ali Agha and others in the Senate on Monday.

She said the draft of the bill has been prepared with the spirit to bring improvement in access to information.

Law Minister Zahid Hamid says the government has set the target to conduct the census in the country in March next year.

Law Minister Zahid Hamid says the government has set the target to conduct the census in the country in March next year.

Speaking on a motion, he said the census has been delayed due to the non-availability of army personnel.

He said Council of Common Interests in its meeting on 25th March this year has directed for conducting the census under army for transparency and credibility.