2 day long information fair begins in Khulna

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KHULNA, Jan 14, 2020 (BSS) – A two-day long Information Fair-2020 began here today with basic objective to inform the people about Right to Information (RTI) Act-2009 at city’s Public hall premises .

District administration and District chapter of Sachetan Nagarik Committee (SNAC) jointly organised the fair.

Mayor of Khulna City Corporation Talukder Abdul Khaleque formally
inaugurated the fair as the chief guest.

Later, a discussion meeting was held at the fair premises with Additional
Deputy Commissioner Iqbal Hossain in the chair.

Additional Police Commissioner SM Fazlur Rahman, Director of Divisional
office of Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) Md. Abdul Gaffar, President of
Khulna Press Club S M Nazrul Islam, Deputy Director of Directorate of
National Consumer Rights Protection SM Nazimul Islam.

Deputy Director of Khulna PID Md. Javed Iqbal, were, among others, also
participated in it while Vice-president of SNAC A K Hiru delivered the
welcome speech in the discussion.

Mayor Khaleque said that successful implementation of the Right to
Information (RTI) act can play a vital role towards supplementing the
government efforts of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by
2030.

He said SDGs basic objective to achieve a better and more sustainable
future for all, adding its key commitment is “none will be left behind from
access to information “.

Other speakers said that proactive disclosure of information regarding all
development works at grassroots level can ensure proper utilization of
resources and put a check on corruption.

They said present government under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister
Sheikh Hasina has adopted diversified steps to attain the goals within
stipulated time .

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