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Free flow of information empowers common people: CIC

DHAKA, May 22, 2017 (BSS) - Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) Md Golam Rahman today said free flow of information empowers the common ensuring transparency and accountability at all tiers of the government of a country.

"Transparency and accountability will reduce corruption at all tiers of the government, if free flow of information is ensured," the CIC told the inaugural function of a training programme on Right to Information (RTI) Act 2009 at Information Commission office in the city.

Professor Golam Rahman expressed hope that the awareness of common people about right to information act and the implementation of the act would ensure overall development of the nation as well as the country.

Information Commissioners Professor Khurshida Begum Sayeed and Nepal Chandra Sarker were present at the inaugural function.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)