RTI bill approved by all PCs few seek amendments

The Right To Information (RTI) bill has been approved by all Provincial Councils (PCs).President Maithripala Sirisena however informed Speaker Karu Jayasuriya that a few PCs have sought amendments to the bill. The President submitted the proposed amendments to Parliament which met today.The RTI Bill was to be tabled in Parliament on March 8 bit it was delayed as the Northern Provincial Council (NPC) was yet to give its backing to the Bill. The President informed the Speaker today that the NPC has now approved the bill with some amendments. (Colombo Gazette) read more