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athul-keshap

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May2016
Remarks by Ambassador Atul Keshap - Right to Information (RTI) Interactive Dialogue Launch - May 16, 2016 – Water’s Edge Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka Honorable Minister, Members of Parliament, ladies and gentlemen, It is an honor to address this gathering as you discuss the creation of a Right to Information bill designed to enhance ... Read More
May 17, 2016admin
z_p05-citizens-01

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May2016
Any democracy requires that government officials be accountable to the citizens who elected them, and that accountability requires transparency. Your discussions today reflect a growing consensus in the global community – as reflected in the United Nations 2030 Sustainable Development Goals – for countries to “ensure public access to information ... Read More
May 17, 2016admin
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May2016
The President Maithreepala Sirisena has said that the government considers its prime duty is to root out the corruption from the country and have already taken significant measures for this purpose. He said this while attending the International Anti- Corruption Summit held in London on May 12, 2016. Please find the ... Read More
May 14, 2016admin
RTI11

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May2016
Sri Lanka's highest court has declared that parts of a right to information bill contravene the constitution and it will need a two-thirds majority in Parliament to become law, the speaker announced Tuesday. Speaker Karu Jayasuriya said the Supreme Court found five articles of the bill contravene the basic ... Read More
May 4, 2016admin