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Transparency matters

On December 29, barely a week after calling for proposals for reforming judicial appointments and shortlisting eight significant areas on which proposals were sought from additional persons, the Judicial Commission…

Transparency and the RTI

Pakistan’s Right to Information (RTI) Act is playing an instrument role in generating information that can help hold the corrupt accountable for their actions. The Toshakhana case is one such…

Lack of transparency

The latest report on perceptions of corruption, released by the Berlin-based Transparency International, has – as it does each year – led to the release of angry words from both…

Pakistan’s international rankings

Recent assessments by international agencies of Pakistan's relative position in South Asia generally place it at the bottom of the table, especially with regard to the rate of economic growth.…

Pakistan’s international rankings

Recent assessments by international agencies of Pakistan's relative position in South Asia generally place it at the bottom of the table, especially with regard to the rate of economic growth.…

Pakistan’s international rankings

Recent assessments by international agencies of Pakistan's relative position in South Asia generally place it at the bottom of the table, especially with regard to the rate of economic growth.…

Bailout transparency needed

KUDOS to the prime minister for ensuring that the beleaguered economy and the markets were buoyed as he secured a bailout package from a Khashoggi murder-weakened Saudi Arabia ‘unconditionally’. On assuming…

Transparency doesn’t hurt; it helps

It is difficult to combat corruption because there is significant abuse by those in power, as well as collusion with criminal elements. Blurred lines between public responsibilities and personal incentives…

Transparency And Goals

Transparency and goals

In September 2000, the UN adopted the Millennium Declaration at the historical Millennium Summit. At least 193 countries and 23 international organisations agreed to address eight time-bound targets known as…