DHAKA, March 19, 2023 (BSS) - A seminar titled 'Right to Information Act and
Our Responsibility' was held at Jagannath University (JNU) campus here today.
JNU Public Relations, Information and Publication office and APA committee on
Right to Information jointly organised the seminar at the meeting room of the
Vice-Chancellor (VC) in the morning.
Information Commissioner (IC) Dr Abdul Malek addressed the seminar as the
chief guest with JNU VC Professor Dr Md Imdadul Hoque in the chair.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr Malek said the right of access to information
will enhance the transparency in the society to ensure the free flow of
information and its publicity.
"Information should not be restricted and simultaneously, we have to put
priority to thoughts, conscience and freedom of speech," he added.
Acting Secretary of the Information Commission Md Abdul Hakim presented
keynote paper in the seminar.
JNU Treasurer Prof Dr Kamaluddin Ahmed and Registrar Engineer Md Ohiduzzaman
were present as special guests while Director of Public Relations and
Information and Publication officer Prof Dr Chanchal Kumar Bose conducted the
Deans of all faculties, Chairmen of various Departments and Chiefs of
different offices as well as provosts and proctor participated, among others.