2016 Jakarta World Forum for Media Development
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Mazhar Hussain Minhas

Punjab Information Commission
Chief Information Commissioner
Mazhar Hussain Minhas, Pakistan, is the Chief Information Commissioner of the Punjab Information Commission. In a legal career spanning 23 years, he has previously served as District and Sessions Judge, as well as the Judge of Lahore High Court. He has maintained his membership with the District Bar Association/s since 1975. He is a vocal advocate of the Punjab Transparency and Right to Information Act which came into effect on 16th December 2013. He believes this Act would help make governments more accountable by lifting the veil of secrecy over government activities and empowering citizens with information to demand explanations from the government and administration.

My Speakers Sessions

Wednesday, September 21

16:00 PDT