Daily Times: Karachi: Tuesday, April 18, 2017.
The Council of Pakistan Newspapers Editors (CPNE) on Monday congratulated Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair and Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah on the implementation of Right To Information (RTI) law.
CPNE President Zia Shahid, Secretary General Ejazul Haq and executive members said that it is on record that CPNE has been in the forefront for the approval of the RTI Law.
In this connection, the body held public awareness drives besides holding symposia, workshops and seminars in universities with awareness programmes through print, electronic media and radio.
The CPNE held meetings with Sindh Senior Minister Nisar Khuhro, Muttahida Qaumi Movement President Dr Farooq Sattar and Opposition Leader Khawaja Izharul Hasan and PML-F lawmaker Mehtab Akbar Rashidi to give a final shape to the law.
The CPNE also presented a document on RTI to Murad Ali Shah at a meeting.
Shahid and Haq expressed their confidence that the Sindh government would play its due role in ensuring basic human rights to the people. It is a vital move by building of national network on creating RTI.