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CCRI leads to submit Memorandum to Government of Nepal


26 May, 2015 -

The national network of CSOs and personnels dedicated on the promotion of Right to Information jointly submitted a "Memorandum" to the Chief Information Commissioner of National Information Commission Mr. Krishna Hari Banskota on 22nd May, 2015. The Memorandum was submitted in order to sensatize the Government of Nepal adopt necessay measures to ensure access to information to the public aftermath of the devastating earthquake of April 23, 2014. The Memorandum consists of the potential recommendations to be implemented by Nepal Government. Altogether 63 different CSOs and experts on RTI were involved in the drafting of the Memorandum. 

The Memorandum was subsequently submitted before Honorable Prime Minister of Nepal Sushil Koirala on 26th May, 2015. Chief Information Commissioner Krishna Hari Banskota along with Information Commissioners Yasodha Timsina and Kiran Pokhrel submitted the Memorandum. 

The full text of the Memorandum can be downloaded from the following link