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KATHMANDU: The National Information Commission (NIC) has directed public sector and political parties to implement people’s right to information.
Clause 3 (1) in the Right to Information Act, 2064 has guaranteed right of Nepali citizens to information and Clause 3 (2) has ensured access to information for Nepali citizens, the Commission stated in a statement issued on Wednesday.
Public sector as per the laws should update and publicize its activities once every three months.
But most of the registered political parties are found to have violated right to information, according to the statement.
The Commission has pointed out an important and leading role of political parties in implementing right to information.
It has directed the public sector to provide information to Nepali citizens in a feasible way and within the stipulated deadline as per the Right to Information Act, 2064.